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|
|ADAMHA Reorganization Act||Institution||ADAMHA Reorganization Act||"ADAMHA Reorganization Act"||42 USC 201||102-321||106 Stat 323||N||short title; ADAMHA = Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration|
|FRIENDSHIP Act||Acrostic||FRIENDSHIP Act||"Act for Reform In Emerging New Democracies and Support and Help for Improved Partnership with Russia, Ukraine, and Other New Independent States" or "FRIENDSHIP Act"||22 USC 5801||103-199||107 Stat 2317||Y||Act for Reform In Emerging New Democracies and Support and Help for Improved Partnership with Russia, Ukraine, and Other New Independent States; both abbreviation and long version are in short title at beginning of statute|
|The Lodge Act (Alien Enlistee Program)||Sponsor||The Lodge Act (Alien Enlistee Program)||Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge (R-MA)||Y||Was not listed in PNT. Legislative gave the opportunity for citizenship to refugees from Communist countries if they served in the US armed forces for 5 years. Participants became known as "Lodge Act Soldiers." Sponsored by Sen Henry Cabot Lodges. I9|
|Carlin Act (Larceny from Interstate Carriers)||Sponsor||Carlin Act (Larceny from Interstate Carriers)||Rep. Charles Carlin (D-VA)||ch. 50, 37 Stat 670||N|