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|
|Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Act of 1994||Institution||Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Act of 1994||"Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Act of 1994"||Albert Einstein||42 USC 7382||103-382, title V, part A (sec 511 et seq)||108 Stat 4042||Y||Name is the name of the program|
|Howard M. Metzenbaum Multiethnic Placement Act of 1994||Honor/Sponsor||Howard M. Metzenbaum Multiethnic Placement Act of 1994||"Howard M. Metzenbaum Multiethnic Placement Act of 1994"||Sen. Howard M. Metzenbaum (OH), retired in 1994.||42 USC 1305 (note)||103-332, title V, part E, subpart 1 (Section 551)||108 Stat 4056||Y||
|short title; about foster care|
|FEGLI Living Benefits Act||Abbreviation||FEGLI Living Benefits Act||"FEGLI Living Benefits Act"||5 USC 8701 (note)||103-409||108 Stat 4230||N||short title; "FEGLI" = Federal Employees Group Life Insurance|
|Mike Mansfield Fellowship Act||Honor||Mike Mansfield Fellowship Act||"Mike Mansfield Fellowship Act"||Hon. Mike Mansfield, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan and Senator and Rep. from Montana.||22 USC 6101 (note)||103-236, title II, part C (section 251)||108 Stat 428||Y||short title; creating fellowship named for Mike Mansfield for study in Japan|
|Bodie Protection Act of 1994||Location||Bodie Protection Act of 1994||"Bodie Protection Act of 1994"||Bodie Bowl, CA||103-433 (Title X)||108 Stat 4509||Y||Named for "Bodie Bowl" in CA|
|Spoils of War Act of 1994||Political Description||Spoils of War Act of 1994||"Spoils of War Act of 1994"||50 USC 2201||103-236, title V, part B, S 551||108 Stat 482||N|
|Chacoan Outliers Protection Act of 1995||Location||Chacoan Outliers Protection Act of 1995||"Chacoan Outliers Protection Act of 1995"||Chaco was a city in New Mexico a thousand years ago, now protected as a National Historical Park||104-11||109 Stat 158||Y|
|Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge Authority Act of 1995||Location||Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge Authority Act of 1995||"Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge Authority Act of 1995"||President Woodrow Wilson||104-59, title IV||109 Stat 627||N||name of title and short title; bridge had previously been named for Wilson|
|Federal Tea Tasters Repeal Act of 1996||Description||Federal Tea Tasters Repeal Act of 1996||"Federal Tea Tasters Repeal Act of 1996"||The law this bill repealed required that all tea imported had to be tested for quality, not just safety.||21 USC 41||104-128||110 Stat 1198||Y||repealing the Tea Importation Act|
|Megan's Law||Victim||Megan's Law||"Megan's Law"||Megan Kanka, who was brutally raped and murdered on July 29, 1994, by a neighbor who was twice convicted of being a sexual predator.||42 USC 13701 (note)||104-145||110 Stat 1345||Y||
CR H4452, May 7, 1996, Statement of Rep. Dick Zimmer (author).