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|
|No entry||Description||No entry||"Post Office Department Appropriation Act, 1935"||Ch. 70, 48 Stat 425|
|No entry||Description||No entry||"First Deficiency Act, fiscal year 1929"||Ch. 706, 45 Stat 1607|
|Elkins Act (Interstate Commerce)||Sponsor||Elkins Act (Interstate Commerce)||NO short title||Sen. Stephen Elkins (R-WV), chairman of Comm on Interstate Commerce||ch. 708, 32 Stat 847||X||
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elkins_Act#cite_note-0; http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=E000110; (see also p 201 of Railway regulation: an analysis of the underlying problems in railway ...
|Hall-Mark Act||Description||Hall-Mark Act||NO short title||Hallmark is what is stamped on Gold and Silver to certify purity||15 USC 291||ch. 720, 33 Stat 732||N||
|Hallmark not statutized - statute prohibits stamping of gold and silver with "U.S. assay" (still on books, never amended); No one in Congress named Hall at the time and no one ever named Mark; Seems to be "Hallmark"|
|Post Office Department Appropriation Act, 1937||Description||Post Office Department Appropriation Act, 1937||"Post Office Department Appropriation Act, 1937"||Ch. 725, 49 Stat 1827|
|Doughton Unemployment Compensation Act||Sponsor||Doughton Unemployment Compensation Act||NO short title||Rep. Robert Doughton (D-NC)||ch. 73, 53 Stat 581||X||nothing in statute|
|Klamath Termination Act||Location||Klamath Termination Act||NO short title||Klamath, OR||25 USC 564||ch. 732, 68 Stat 718||N||name not statutized; Klamath, OR|
|Liqor Law Repeal and Enforcement Act||Description||Liqor Law Repeal and Enforcement Act||"Liqor Law Repeal and Enforcement Act"||27 USC 122||Ch. 740, 49 Stat 872|
|Byrnes Act (Transporting Strikebreakers)||Sponsor||Byrnes Act (Transporting Strikebreakers)||NO short title||Sen. James Byrnes (D-SC)||ch. 746, 49 Stat 1899||X||no name in statute|
|Coastwise Load Line Act, 1935||Description||Coastwise Load Line Act, 1935||"Coastwise Load Line Act, 1935"||Ch. 747, 49 Stat 888|