The collection can be sorted by the popular name of the law, by the date of its enactment, or by descriptive category of naming convention. The categories are our attempt to bring some degree of order to the chaos.
Database of Federal Statute Names
Database of Federal Statute Popular Names
|Title||Type||Popular Name||Short Title||Named For?||Classification||PL||Statute At Large||Date(s) Enacted||Interesting Part Statutized?||Leads to other named Legislation||Link/Source||Notes|
|Donald J. Cohen National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative||Honor||Donald J. Cohen National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative||1944 - NO short title; 2000 - "Youth Drug and Menthal Health Services Act"; 2001 - "Donald J. Cohen National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative"||Donald J. Cohen, child psychologist and pioneer in the field of childrens' mental health, who died in 2001.||42 USC 290hh-1(g)||106-310||114 Stat 1169||Y||No short title in original legislation or in 2000 amendment indicated in PNT. Amended to add short title "Donald J. Cohen Traumatic Stress Initiative" by 115 Stat 2201 (2002)|
|Robinson-Patman Act (aka Robinson-Patman Anti-discrimination Act and aka Robinson-Patman Price Discrimination Act)||Sponsor||Robinson-Patman Act (aka Robinson-Patman Anti-discrimination Act and aka Robinson-Patman Price Discrimination Act)||NO short title||Sen. Joseph Robinson (D-AR) and Rep. John Wright Patman (D-TX)||15 USC 13 (note)||ch 592, 49 Stat 1526||Y||name not statutized by amendment to the act, but "Robinson-Patman Act" is referenced in S. 513 (34)(D) of 94 Stat 2835|
|George Bush School of Government and Public Service Act||Institution||George Bush School of Government and Public Service Act||"George Bush School of Government and Public Service Act"||President George H.W. Bush||104-319, Title IV||110 Stat 3867||Y||title and short title; providing funds and assistance for establishing George Bush Fellowship Program at George Bush School of Management and Public Service at Texas A&M|
|SAFE ID Act||Acrostic||SAFE ID Act||"Secure Authentication Feature and Enhanced Identification Defense Act of 2003" or "SAFE ID Act"||18 USC 1028||108-21, title VI, S 607||117 Stat 689||Y||short title at beginning of S 607|
|Bankhead-Jones Act||Sponsor||Bankhead-Jones Act||NO short title||Sen. John Bankhead (D-AL) and Rep. John Jones (D-TX)||7 USC 427||49 Stat 436||Y||statutized by reference in 91 Stat 1021 (1977)|
|Lake Andes-Wagner/Marty II of 1992||Location||Lake Andes-Wagner/Marty II of 1992||"Lake Andes-Wagner/Marty II of 1992"||Located in South Dakota||102-575, title XX||106 Stat 4677||Y|
|Fulbright-Hays Act (see Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961)||Sponsor||Fulbright-Hays Act (see Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961)||"Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961"||Sen. J. William Fulbright, (D-AK)||22 USC 2451||87-256||75 Stat 527||Y||
Richard D. Scarfo, The History of Title VI and Fulbright-Hayes, www.international.ucla.edu/pacrim/title6/Over2-Scarfo.pdf; http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=F000401.
|"Fulbright-Hays" statutized by PL 102-138, 105 Stat 647 with "(commonly referred to as the 'Fulbright-Hays Act')", codified at 22 USC 1475h|
|Calder Act (Daylight Savings Act)||Sponsor||Calder Act (Daylight Savings Act)||NO short title||Sen. William Calder (D-NY)||15 USC 261||ch. 24, 40 Stat 450||Y||Calder Act statutized by 114 Stat 2811; (amend an act ��_��__��_��___ commonly known as the "Calder Act")|
|Paul D. Coverdell World Wide Schools Act of 2000||Honor||Paul D. Coverdell World Wide Schools Act of 2000||"Paul D. Coverdell World Wide Schools Act of 2000"||Sen. Paul Coverdell (GA), died in office on July 18, 2000.||22 USC 2517 (note)||106-570, title VI||114 Stat 3051||Y||short title and section title; findings about Coverdell|
|Camp W. G. Williams Land Exchange Act of 1989||Location||Camp W. G. Williams Land Exchange Act of 1989||At Title IX - "Camp W. G. Williams Land Exchange Act of 1989"||Army National Guard camp named for Brigadier Gen. W. G. Williams||101-628 (title IX)||104 Stat 4499||Y||short title at Title IX; name of camp|