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|
|Follow Through Act||Political Description||Follow Through Act||"Follow Through Act"||"Follow Through" programs are available after "Head Start" programs.||42 USC 9801 note||97-35, title VI, subtitle A, ch 8, sbch D||95 Stat 508||Y||short title of subchapter C; post Head Start programs|
|Check 21 Act||Description||Check 21 Act||"Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act" or "Check 21 Act"||12 USC 5001||108-100||117 Stat 1177||Y||both in short title at beginning of statute|
|Chimp Haven is Home Act||Institution||Chimp Haven is Home Act||"Chimp Haven is Home Act"||Chimp Haven is a "retirement community" for lab chimps.||short title see 42 USC 201 (note)||110-170||121 Stat 2465||Y||Closed a loophole in the CHIMP Act that would have allowed retired lab chimps to return to labs under some circumstances. Chimp Haven is the "retirement community" - http://www.chimphaven.org/view-news.cfm?id=38|
|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|
|Augustus F. Hawkins Human Services Reauthorization Act of 1990||Honor||Augustus F. Hawkins Human Services Reauthorization Act of 1990||"Augustus F. Hawkins Human Services Reauthorization Act of 1990"||Rep. Augustus F. Hawkins (CA) who retired in 1990||42 USC 9801||101-501||104 Stat 1222||Y||short title|
|Riegle Community Development and Regulatory Improvement Act of 1994||Sponsor||Riegle Community Development and Regulatory Improvement Act of 1994||"Riegle Community Development and Regulatory Improvement Act of 1994"||Rep. Donald Riegle, (D-MO)||12 USC 4701||103-325||108 Stat 2160||Y||short title|
|SAFE Port Act||Acrostic||SAFE Port Act||"Security and Accountabilty For Every Port Act of 2006" or "SAFE Port Act"||6 USC 901||109-347||120 Stat 1884||Y||short title at beginning of statute|
|Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009||Victim||Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009||"Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009"||Ryan White was diagnosed with AIDS at age 13 and became an advocate for people with the disease. He died a few months before the original act passed in 1990.||42 USC 201 (note)||111-87||123 Stat 2885||Y||
Ryan White was diagnosed with AIDS at age 13 and became an advocate for people with the disease. He died a few months before the original act passed in 1990.
|Snyder Act (Indian Affairs Bureau)||Sponsor||Snyder Act (Indian Affairs Bureau)||NO short title||Rep. Homer Snyder (R-NY)||25 USC 13 (note)||ch 115, 42 Stat 208||Y||"Snyder Act" statutized by PL 105-244, 112 Stat 1581 (1998)with "(commonly known as the Snyder Act)"; authorizing approps, possibly creating BIA|
|Lorton Technical Corrections Act of 1998||Location||Lorton Technical Corrections Act of 1998||"Lorton Technical Corrections Act of 1998"||Lorton Correctional Complex in Lorton, VA||105-277, div C, title I, section 141||112 Stat 2681-600||Y||
CR E1674, Statement of Rep. Thomas M. Davis, Sept. 9, 1998