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|
|Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007||Victim||Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007||"Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007"||Emmett Till was a 14-year-old African-American young man from Chicago who was brutally tortured and murdered after allegedly whistling at a white woman. The killers were tried but acquitted by an all-white jury.||28 USC 509 (note)||110-344||122 Stat 3934||Y||
H.Rpt.110-200, June 19, 2007.
|title of statute and short title|
|Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935||Description||Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935||"Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of 1935"||Ch. 48, 49 Stat 115|
|Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932||Description||Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932||"Emergency Relief and Construction Act of 1932"||Ch. 520, 47 Stat 709|
|Emergency Railroad Transportation Act, 1933||Description||Emergency Railroad Transportation Act, 1933||"Emergency Railroad Transportation Act, 1933"||ch. 91, 48 Stat 211|
|Emergency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1935||Description||Emergency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1935||"Emergency Appropriation Act, fiscal year 1935"||Ch. 648, title II, 48 Stat 1021|
|Emergency Adjusted Compensation Act, 1931||Description||Emergency Adjusted Compensation Act, 1931||"Emergency Adjusted Compensation Act, 1931"||Ch. 318, 46 Stat 1429|
|Edward William Brooke III Congressional Gold Medal Act||Award||Edward William Brooke III Congressional Gold Medal Act||"Edward William Brooke III Congressional Gold Medal Act"||Sen. Edward William Brooke III (MA), who was the first African-American in the Senate after Reconstruction.||31 USC 5111 (note)||122 Stat 2433||Y||title of statute and short title; nothing noted in USC|
|ED 1.0 Act||Political Description||ED 1.0 Act||"ED 1.0 Act"||47 USC 902 (note)||110-161, div. B, title V, Section 536||121 Stat 1932||N||titled in statute (functionally a short title); providing grants for wireless communication on certain college campuses -- really not clear what "ED 1.0" maens|
|Dye and Chemical Control Act, 1921||Description||Dye and Chemical Control Act, 1921||"Dye and Chemical Control Act, 1921"||Ch. 14, 42 Stat 9|
|Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Bicentennial Civic Center Act||Honor||Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Bicentennial Civic Center Act||"Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Bicentennial Civic Center Act"||President Dwight D. Eisenhower||92-520||86 Stat 1019||Y||title in enacting clause; also strange b/c the bill starts at Sec 2|