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|
|Help HAITI Act of 2010||Acrostic||Help HAITI Act of 2010||"Help Haitian Adoptees Immediately to Integrate Act of 2010" or "Help HAITI Act of 2010"||8 USC 1255 note||111-293||124 Stat 3175||Y||short title at beginning of statute|
|Baldwin Amendment||Sponsor||Baldwin Amendment||NO short title||Rep. John Finley Baldwin, Jr., (R-CA)||Amending 1USC 23||89-139 section 4(a)||79 Stat 578||N||"Baldwin" not statutized; highway safety programs|
|Chimp Haven is Home Act||Institution||Chimp Haven is Home Act||"Chimp Haven is Home Act"||Chimp Haven is a "retirement community" for lab chimps.||short title see 42 USC 201 (note)||110-170||121 Stat 2465||Y||Closed a loophole in the CHIMP Act that would have allowed retired lab chimps to return to labs under some circumstances. Chimp Haven is the "retirement community" - http://www.chimphaven.org/view-news.cfm?id=38|
|Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act||Honor||Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act||"Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act"||Christopher Reeve, actor best known for playing Superman, and his wife Dana, who became advocates for people living with paralysis and spinal cord injuries after Reeve became paralyzed as a result of an accident.||short title see 42 USC 201 (note)||111-11, title XIV||123 Stat 1452||Y||short title|