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|
|Tunney Act||Sponsor||Tunney Act||NO short title (for this section)||Sen. John Tunney (D-CA)||15 USC 16||93-528, section 2||88 Stat 1706||Y||long title refers to Sherman Act; name not statutized by amendment to the Act, but included in Subtitle B of 2004 amendment, 118 Stat 668|
|HITECH Act||Acrostic||HITECH Act||"Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act" or "HITECH Act"||42 USC 201 note||111-5, div A, title XIII and div B, title IV||123 Stat 226||Y||short title at beginning of Title XIII|
|PROTECT Act||Acrostic||PROTECT Act||"Prosecutorial Remedies and Other Tools to end the Exploitation of Children Today Act of 2003" or "PROTECT Act"||18 USC 1 note||108-21||117 Stat 650||Y||short title at beginning of statute|
|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|
|Fulbright-Hays Act (see Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961)||Sponsor||Fulbright-Hays Act (see Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961)||"Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961"||Sen. J. William Fulbright, (D-AK)||22 USC 2451||87-256||75 Stat 527||Y||
Richard D. Scarfo, The History of Title VI and Fulbright-Hayes, www.international.ucla.edu/pacrim/title6/Over2-Scarfo.pdf; http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=F000401.
|"Fulbright-Hays" statutized by PL 102-138, 105 Stat 647 with "(commonly referred to as the 'Fulbright-Hays Act')", codified at 22 USC 1475h|
|Calder Act (Daylight Savings Act)||Sponsor||Calder Act (Daylight Savings Act)||NO short title||Sen. William Calder (D-NY)||15 USC 261||ch. 24, 40 Stat 450||Y||Calder Act statutized by 114 Stat 2811; (amend an act ��_��__��_��___ commonly known as the "Calder Act")|
|Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act||Honor||Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act||"Mickey Leland Memorial Domestic Hunger Relief Act"||Rep. George Thomas (Mickey) Leland (TX), was Chairman of the Select Committee on Hunger. Killed in an aircraft crash in Ehtiopia while en route to a UN refugee camp.||7 uSC 1691 (note)||101-624, title XVII||104 Stat 3783||Y||short title at 1701|
|Hatch Act of 1887||Sponsor||Hatch Act of 1887||NO short title||Rep. William Hatch, (D-MO)||7 USC 361a (note)||24 Stat 440||Y||amended to include "Hatch Act of 1887" as short title by 112 Stat 525|
|Hatian Hempispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2006||Acrostic||Hatian Hempispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2006||"Haitian Hempispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2006"||19 USC 2701||109-432, div D, title V||120 Stat 3181||Y||short title at beginning of title V; Acronym (HOPE) is not listed in popular names table, but is one of the short titles of the 2008 amendment|
|Dugger Mountain Wildnerness Act of 1999||Location||Dugger Mountain Wildnerness Act of 1999||"Dugger Mountain Wildnerness Act of 1999"||Dugger Mountain in Alabama.||106-156||113 Stat 1741||Y||short title; act is naming area of federal lands as "Dugger Mountain Wilderness", named for Dugger Mountain|