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Database of Federal Statute Names
October 26, 2012
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|
|Amy Somers Volunteers at Food Banks Act||Honor||Amy Somers Volunteers at Food Banks Act||"Amy Somers Volunteers at Food Banks Act"||Amended by Rep Cass Ballenger to be named for Amy Somers, the Executive Director of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, who had passed away.||29 USC 201||105-221||112 Stat 1248||Y||
CRS Report 98-959; http://fortunaty.net/org/wikileaks/CRS/wikileaks-crs-reports/98-959.pdf; also Congressional Record V. 144, Pt. 10, June 25, 1998, 14003; http://articles.sfgate.com/1995-12-10/news/17821397_1_food-banks-canned-...
|Amends Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.|
|ANCSA Land Bank Protection Act of 1998||Abbreviation||ANCSA Land Bank Protection Act of 1998||"ANCSA Land Bank Protection Act of 1998"||43 USC 1601||105-333||112 Stat 3129||N||short title at the end of the statute; amending the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act|
|Anderson-Price Atomic Energy Damages Act||Sponsor||Anderson-Price Atomic Energy Damages Act||NO short title||Rep. Clinton Anderson (D-NM) and Rep. Charles Melvin Price (D-IL), both of whom went on to chair the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy.||42 USC 2210 (note)||85-256||71 Stat 576||Y||"Price-Anderson" statutized by reference in 102 Stat 1066|
|Annunzio-Wylie Anti-Money Laundering Act||Sponsor||Annunzio-Wylie Anti-Money Laundering Act||"Annunzio-Wylie Anti-Money Laundering Act"||Rep. Frank Annunzio (D-IL); Rep. Chalmers Wylie (R-OH)||12 USC 1811||102-550, title XV||106 Stat 4044||Y|
|Anti-Smuggling Act||Description||Anti-Smuggling Act||"Anti-Smuggling Act"||19 USC 1701||Ch. 438, 49 Stat 517|
|Anton's Law||Victim||Anton's Law||"Anton's Law"||Named for Anton Skeen, 4-year-old killed in car accident when front safety belt did not restrain him.||49 USC 30127||107-318||116 Stat 2772||Y|
|Army Specialist Joseph P. Micks Federal Flag Code Amendment Act of 2007||Honor||Army Specialist Joseph P. Micks Federal Flag Code Amendment Act of 2007||"Army Specialist Joseph P. Micks Federal Flag Code Amendment Act of 2007"||Army Specialist Joseph P. Micks was a 22 years old when he was killed by an IED in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on July 8, 2006. He had been assigned to the 54th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade out of Bamberg.||4 USC 1||110-41||121 Stat 233||Y||
H. Rept. 110-139.
|Introduced by Rep. Bart Stupak; Micks was his constituent. Amends the law to allow the governor (or mayor of DC) to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff in the case of the death of active duty service members and officials, and requires flags at federal buildings within the jurisdiction to be flown at half-staff as well.|
|ART Act||Acrostic||ART Act||"Artists' Rights and Theft Prevention Act of 2005 or the ART Act"||17 USC 101||109-9, title I||119 Stat 218||N||short title at beginning of Title I of the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005|
|Ashurst-Sumners Act||Sponsor||Ashurst-Sumners Act||NO short title||Sen. Henry Fountain Ashurst, (D-AZ); Rep. Hatton William Sumners, (D-TX)||ch. 406, 48 Stat 909||N|
|Ashurst-Sumners Act (Shipment in Interstate Commerce of Convict Made Goods)||Sponsor||Ashurst-Sumners Act (Shipment in Interstate Commerce of Convict Made Goods)||NO short title||Sen. Henry Fountain Ashurst, (D-AZ); Rep. Hatton William Sumners, (D-TX)||18 USC 1761||49 Stat 494||N||name not statutized (neither Ashurst-Summers nor Shipment in Interstate��_��__��_��___)|