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|
|Protecting Our Children Comes First Act of 2007||Political Description||Protecting Our Children Comes First Act of 2007||"Protecting Our Children Comes First Act of 2007"||42 USC 5601||110-240||122 Stat 1560||Y||short title at beginning of statute|
|Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act of 2006||Honor||Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act of 2006||"Esther Martinez Native American Languages Preservation Act of 2006"||Esther Martinez was a storyteller, linguist, and teacher who worked to preserve the Tewa language.||42 USC 2991 (note)||109-394||120 Stat 2705||Y||
"Esther Martinez, 94; Preserved Language," Washington Post, Sept. 19, 2006. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/09/18/AR200609...
|CLASS Act||Acrostic||CLASS Act||"Communitive Living Assistance Services and Supports Act" or "CLASS Act"||42 USC 201 note||111-148, title VIII||124 Stat 828||Y||both in short title at beginning of statute - establishing CLASS program|
|Morrill Act (Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges) (aka the First Morrill Act)||Sponsor||Morrill Act (Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges) (aka the First Morrill Act)||NO short title||Rep. Justin Morrill (R-VT)||7 USC 301 (note)||ch 130, 12 Stat 503||Y||
|"Morrill" statutized by reference at 108 Stat 4048|