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|
|Jennifer's Law||Victim||Jennifer's Law||"Jennifer's Law"||Jennifer Wilmer, who went missing at age 21 in 1993 from California.||42 USC 14661 (note)||106-177, title II||114 Stat 36||Y||name of title and short title; grant awards to missing person's programs|
|Suzanne's Law||Victim||Suzanne's Law||NO short title||Suzanne Lyall, who disappeared in 1998 at age 19 from SUNY-Albany.||42 USC 5779||101-647, title XXXVII||104 Stat 4966||N||NOTE: This provision was originally enacted in 1990, but Suzanne's Law was actually a provision in the PROTECT Act of 2003 (117 Stat 650, Section 204) that changed from 18 to 21 the age under which any law enforcement agency must report a missing person to the National Crime Information Center.|
|Lindbergh Kidnapping Act (see Kidnapping Act)||Victim||Lindbergh Kidnapping Act (see Kidnapping Act)||NO short title||The son of aviator Charles Lindbergh, kidnapped March 2, 1932.||47 Stat 326||N||
Bomar, "The Lindbergh Law," Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 1, No. 4 (Oct. 1934), available http://www.jstor.org/stable/1189659.
|nothing in statute|
|Danny Keysar Child Product Safety Notification Act||Victim||Danny Keysar Child Product Safety Notification Act||"Danny Keysar Child Product Safety Notification Act"||Danny Keysar was a 17-month-old child killed in 1998 when a portable crib collapsed on him.||15 USC 2056a(a)||110-314, title I, Section 104||122 Stat 3028||Y||short title at Section 104(a)|