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|
|Lorton Technical Corrections Act of 1998||Location||Lorton Technical Corrections Act of 1998||"Lorton Technical Corrections Act of 1998"||Lorton Correctional Complex in Lorton, VA||105-277, div C, title I, section 141||112 Stat 2681-600||Y||
CR E1674, Statement of Rep. Thomas M. Davis, Sept. 9, 1998
|Curt Flood Act of 1998||Honor||Curt Flood Act of 1998||"Curt Flood Act of 1998"||Curt Flood was a Major League Baseball player who challenged the league's reserve clause in a suit that went before the Supreme Court as Flood v. Kuhn. He died of throat cancer the day before the bill was introduced.||15 USC 1 (note)||105-297||112 Stat 2824||Y||
Introductory remarks of Sen. Hatch (S 53), CR S418, Jan. 21, 1997.
|Amends the Clayton Act to specify that baseball is subject to antitrust laws. Named for MLB player Curt Flood, who was litigant in SCOTUS case Flood v. Kuhn that overturned Federal Baseball Club. Senate and House bills were introduced on the first day of the 105th Congress. The House version (introduced by Conyers) was HR 21, for Flood's uniform number for the Cardinals.|
|Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act||Honor||Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act||"Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act"||Rep. Sonny Bono (CA), former entertaininer, died in a skiing accident on January 5, 1998.||17 USC 101 (note)||105-298, title I||112 Stat 2827||Y||short title; Bono died Jan 5, 1998|
|Dutch John Federal Property Disposition And Assistance Act of 1998||Location||Dutch John Federal Property Disposition And Assistance Act of 1998||"Dutch John Federal Property Disposition And Assistance Act of 1998"||Dutch John, UT||16 USC 460v (note)||105-326||112 Stat 3040||Y||
Text of legislation
|Thomas Alva Edison Commemorative Coin Act||Award||Thomas Alva Edison Commemorative Coin Act||"Thomas Alva Edison Commemorative Coin Act "||Inventor and New Jerseyian Thomas A. Edison, in aticipation of the 125th anniversary of his invention of the light bulb.||31 USC 5112 (note)||105-331||112 Stat 3073||Y||
Findings in text of legislation.
|short title and long title|
|Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Amendments of 1998||Honor||Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Amendments of 1998||"Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Amendments of 1998"||Rep. Carl D. Perkins (KY) was chair of the Committee on Education and Labor for 16 years until his death in 1984.||20 USC 2301||105-332||112 Stat 3076||Y||short title, also is amending law previously named for Perkins|
|ANCSA Land Bank Protection Act of 1998||Abbreviation||ANCSA Land Bank Protection Act of 1998||"ANCSA Land Bank Protection Act of 1998"||43 USC 1601||105-333||112 Stat 3129||N||short title at the end of the statute; amending the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act|
|Drive for Teen Employment Act||Political Description||Drive for Teen Employment Act||"Drive for Teen Employment Act"||Cutesy play-on-words -- statute changes the exemption to child labor provisions of the FLSA for teenagers driving cars and trucks in the course of employment.||29 USC 201||105-334||112 Stat 3137||Y||short title at beginning of statute|
|William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998||Honor/Sponsor||William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998||"William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998"||Rep. William F. Goodling (PA), was Chairman of Committee on Education and the Workforce at the time. Retired in 2000.||42 USC 1751 (note)||105-336||112 Stat 3143||Y||Goodling's name added in Conference -- and Goodling was a conferee! See H. Rept. 105-786.|
|Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund Act of 1998||Victim||Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund Act of 1998||"Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund Act of 1998"||Ricky Ray was one of three brothers, all with hemophilia, all of whom contracted HIV from contaminated blood. The family became advoactes for AIDS victims. Ricky Ray died of AIDS in 1992 at age 15.||42 USC 300c-22 (note)||105-369||112 Stat 3368||Y||
CR H3379, May 19, 1998, Statement of Rep. Porter Goss.
|short title; creating Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund|