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|
|George E. Brown, Jr. Near-Earth Object Survey Act||Honor||George E. Brown, Jr. Near-Earth Object Survey Act||"George E. Brown, Jr. Near-Earth Object Survey Act"||Rep. George E. Brown, Jr. (CA), former chair of the Committee on Science, Space and Technology, died in 1999.||109-155, title III, Section 321||119 Stat 2922||Y||short title and name of Subtitle C; Table: "Title 51, note prec. Section 71101"; Brown was a Rep from CA|
|No Electronic Theft (NET) Act||Acrostic||No Electronic Theft (NET) Act||"No Electronic Theft (NET) Act"||18 USC 2311||105-147||111 Stat 2678||Y||short title at beginning of statute|
|Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009||Political Description||Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009||"Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009"||42 USC 1441 note||111-22, div A||123 Stat 1632||Y||short title at beginning of statute|
|HELP Commission Act||Acrostic||HELP Commission Act||"HELP Commission Act"||22 USC 2394b(a)||108-199, div B, title VI, Section 637||118 Stat 101||Y||short title at beginning of section; HELP Commission stands for "Helping to Enhance the Livelihood of People (HELP) Around the Globe Commission"|