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||"Second Deficiency Act, Fiscal Year 1923"||Ch. 29, 42 Stat 1154|
|Railroad Retirement Act||Description||Railroad Retirement Act||"Railroad Retirement Act"||Ch. 868, 48 Stat 1283|
|Van Nuys Anti-Trust Act||Sponsor||Van Nuys Anti-Trust Act||NO short title||Sen. Frederick Van Nuys, (D-IN)||15 USC 16 (note)||ch 589, 56 Stat 781||N||not statutized|
|Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act||Honor||Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act||"Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act"||Rep. George Thomas (Mickey) Leland (TX), was Chairman of the Select Committee on Hunger. Killed in an aircraft crash in Ehtiopia while en route to a UN refugee camp.||7 uSC 1691 (note)||101-624, title XVII||104 Stat 3783||Y||short title at 1701|
|Laci and Conner's Law (aka the Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004)||Victim||Laci and Conner's Law (aka the Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004)||"Laci and Conner's Law" or "Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004"||Laci Peterson was 8 months pregnant when she was killed in late 2002. Conner was the name she and her husband had given to the son they expected to be born in February, 2003.||18 USC 1841 (note)||108-212||118 Stat 568||Y||
H.Rpt.108-420, Part I, Feb. 11, 2004.
|short title (both names)|
|Logan Act (Foreign Relations)||Sponsor||Logan Act (Foreign Relations)||NO short title||Dr. George Logan, a prominent Republican and Quaker from Pennsylvania||ch. 1, 1 Stat 613||X||nothing in statute|
|Jones Amendment (Liquor Advertisements)||Sponsor||Jones Amendment (Liquor Advertisements)||NO short title||Sen. Wesley L. Jones (R-WA)||ch. 162, section 5, 39 Stat 1069||X||nothing in statute; See The Reed "Bone-Dry" Amendment, John K. Graves, Virginia Law Review , Vol. 4, No. 8 (May, 1917), pp. 634-642 (the other Sen. Jones did not enter into office until Mar. 4, 1917, after the Amendment was introduced)|
|Foraker Act (Puerto Rico)||Sponsor||Foraker Act (Puerto Rico)||NO short title||Sen. Joseph Foraker (R-OH), Chairman of Comm. On Pacific Islands and Puerto Rico||ch 191, 31 Stat 77||N||aka Puerto Rico Civil Code; nothing in short title|
|Federal Home Loan Bank Act||Description||Federal Home Loan Bank Act||"Federal Home Loan Bank Act"||12 USC 1421||Ch. 522, 47 Stat 725|
|Clarke-McNary Act (Reforestration)||Sponsor||Clarke-McNary Act (Reforestration)||NO short title||Rep. John Davenport Clarke, (R-NY); Sen. Charles Linza McNary, (R-OR)||ch. 348, 43 Stat 653||X||nothing in statute|