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|
|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")|
|Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act||Honor||Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act||"Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act"||Rep. George Thomas (Mickey) Leland (TX), was Chairman of the Select Committee on Hunger. Killed in an aircraft crash in Ehtiopia while en route to a UN refugee camp.||7 uSC 1691 (note)||101-624, title XVII||104 Stat 3783||Y||short title at 1701|
|Hatch Act of 1887||Sponsor||Hatch Act of 1887||NO short title||Rep. William Hatch, (D-MO)||7 USC 361a (note)||24 Stat 440||Y||amended to include "Hatch Act of 1887" as short title by 112 Stat 525|
|Hatian Hempispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2006||Acrostic||Hatian Hempispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2006||"Haitian Hempispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2006"||19 USC 2701||109-432, div D, title V||120 Stat 3181||Y||short title at beginning of title V; Acronym (HOPE) is not listed in popular names table, but is one of the short titles of the 2008 amendment|
|Dugger Mountain Wildnerness Act of 1999||Location||Dugger Mountain Wildnerness Act of 1999||"Dugger Mountain Wildnerness Act of 1999"||Dugger Mountain in Alabama.||106-156||113 Stat 1741||Y||short title; act is naming area of federal lands as "Dugger Mountain Wilderness", named for Dugger Mountain|
|Food for Progress Act of 1985||Political Description||Food for Progress Act of 1985||"Food for Progress Act of 1985"||7 USC 1736o(a)||99-198, title XI, S 1110||99 Stat 1472||Y||short title at beginning of S 1110|
|Corey Shea Act||Victim||Corey Shea Act||"Corey Shea Act"||Army Specialist Corey Shea was killed in Iraq in November 2008. His mother fought for the legislation to allow interment in military cemeteries of parents of deceased veterans who do not have spouses or children.||38 USC 101 (note)||111-275, title V, section 502||124 Stat 2882||Y||short title of Sec. 502 - internment in national cemeteries of parents of certain deceased veterans|
|Price-Anderson Amendments Act of 2005||Honor/Sponsor||Price-Anderson Amendments Act of 2005||"Price-Anderson Amendments Act of 2005"||Rep. Clinton Anderson (NM) and Rep. Charles Melvin Price (IL), both of whom went on to chair the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy.||42 USC 2210 (note)||109-408, title VI, subtitle A (section 601)||119 Stat 779||Y||short title and subtitle|
|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)|