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|
|Morrill Act (Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges) (aka the First Morrill Act)||Sponsor||Morrill Act (Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges) (aka the First Morrill Act)||NO short title||Rep. Justin Morrill (R-VT)||7 USC 301 (note)||ch 130, 12 Stat 503||Y||"Morrill" statutized by reference at 108 Stat 4048|
|Export Apple Act||Description||Export Apple Act||NO short title||7 USC 581||ch 59, 48 Stat 123||Y||amended to include short title as "Export Apple Act" by 113 Stat 1321 (1999); cross-listed as "Export Apple and Pear Act", promiting the export of apples and pears|
|Lee Metcalf Wilderness and Management Act of 1983||Honor||Lee Metcalf Wilderness and Management Act of 1983||"Lee Metcalf Wilderness and Management Act of 1983"||Sen. Lee Metcalf (MT) who died in 1978. Possible his ashes were scattered in the area that was named for him.||16 USC 1132 (note)||98-104||97 Stat 901||Y||title and enacting clause (then starts at section 2) - naming wilderness area in MT for Lee Metcalf|
|Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Act of 1994||Institution||Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Act of 1994||"Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Act of 1994"||Albert Einstein||42 USC 7382||103-382, title V, part A (sec 511 et seq)||108 Stat 4042||Y||Name is the name of the program|