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|
|Lanham Act (aka the Trademark Act of 1946)||Sponsor||Lanham Act (aka the Trademark Act of 1946)||NO short title||Rep. Fritz Garland Lanham (D-TX)||15 USC 1051 (note)||ch. 540, 60 Stat 427||Y||statutized by 98 Stat 3335|
|James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge Expansion Act of 2005||Institution||James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge Expansion Act of 2005||"James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge Expansion Act of 2005"||James Campbell was an Irish industrialist who spent much of his life in Hawai'i. His estate leases the land for the refuge.||16 USC 668dd||109-225||120 Stat 378||Y||title and short title;|
|Filled Milk Act||Description||Filled Milk Act||NO short title||Filled milk is a term for milk containing a substitute for butterfat.||21 USC 61||ch 262, 42 Stat 1486||Y||statutized by 57 Stat 499 (1943)|
|Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999||Honor/Sponsor||Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999||"Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999"||Sen. James Strom Thurmond (SC), who was Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee until 1999.||105-261||112 Stat 1920||Y||short title; Thurmond announced in 1997 he would step down as SASC chair, which he did in 1999|