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|
|Boykin Merchant Marine Act||Sponsor||Boykin Merchant Marine Act||NO short title||Rep. Frank Boykin (D-AL)||ch 186, 53 Stat 810||X||names that it is amending Merchant Marine Act of 1936|
|Celler Anti-Merger Act (see Anti-Merger Act)||Sponsor||Celler Anti-Merger Act (see Anti-Merger Act)||NO short title||Rep. Emanuel Celler (D-NY)||ch. 1184, 64 Stat 1125||X||no name in statute|
|Borah Resolution (Armament Conference) (see Disarmament Conference Resolution)||Sponsor||Borah Resolution (Armament Conference) (see Disarmament Conference Resolution)||NO short title||Sen. William Edgar Borah, (R-ID)||ch 44 ��_��__9, 42 stat 141||X||nothing in statute|
|Nelson Act (Chippewa Indians of Minnesota)||Sponsor||Nelson Act (Chippewa Indians of Minnesota)||NO short title||Rep. Knute Nelson (R-MN)||ch 24, 25 Stat 642||X||nothing in statute|
|Dent Act||Sponsor||Dent Act||NO short title||Rep. Stanley Hubert Dent, Jr., (D-AL)||ch. 94, 40 Stat 1272||X||nothing in statute; granting emergency power to the Secretary of War -- maybe Dent is secretary of war?|
|Newlands Act (Railroad Mediation)||Sponsor||Newlands Act (Railroad Mediation)||NO short title||Sen. Francis Griffith Newlands, (D-MO)||ch 6, 38 Stat 103||X||nothing in statute|
|Wilson Act (Northern Pacific Railraod)||Sponsor||Wilson Act (Northern Pacific Railraod)||NO short title||Sen. John Lockwood Wilson (R-WA)||ch 546 [part], 30 Stat 597, 620||X||nothing in statute; also unclear why 620 is included|
|Carmack Amendment to Hepburn Act (Insterstate Commerce)||Sponsor||Carmack Amendment to Hepburn Act (Insterstate Commerce)||NO short title||Sen. Edward Ward Carmack, (D-TN)||ch. 3591, 34 Stat 595||X||no name in statute or in 1978 amendment|
|Faddis Machine Tool Act||Sponsor||Faddis Machine Tool Act||NO short title||Rep. Charles Isiah Faddis (D-PA)||50 USC App. 711 et seq||ch. 836, 54 Stat 1090||N||name not statutized|
|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|