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|
|Buy American Act of 1988||Political Description||Buy American Act of 1988||"Buy American Act of 1988"||41 USC 101||100-418, title VII||102 Stat 1545||Y||short title at beginning of statute|
|No entry||Description||No entry||"Second Deficiency Act, Fiscal Year 1923"||Ch. 29, 42 Stat 1154|
|No entry||Description||No entry||"Department of Labor Appropriation Act, 1938"||Ch. 359, 50 Stat 261|
|Landrum-Griffin Act (See Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959)||Sponsor||Landrum-Griffin Act (See Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959)||"Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959"||Sen. Robert Paul Griffin, (R-MI); Rep. Philip Mitchell Landrum, (D-GA)||29 USC 401||86-257||73 Stat 519||N||short title at beginning; "Landrum-Griffin" not statutized|
|Jones Amendment (Liquor Advertisements)||Sponsor||Jones Amendment (Liquor Advertisements)||NO short title||Sen. Wesley L. Jones (R-WA)||ch. 162, section 5, 39 Stat 1069||X||nothing in statute; See The Reed "Bone-Dry" Amendment, John K. Graves, Virginia Law Review , Vol. 4, No. 8 (May, 1917), pp. 634-642 (the other Sen. Jones did not enter into office until Mar. 4, 1917, after the Amendment was introduced)|
|Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act of 2001||Honor||Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act of 2001||"Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act of 2001"||Sen. Jacob K. Javits (NY), died in 1986.||20 USC 7253||89-10, title V, part D, subpart 6 (section 5461)/107-110, title V, section 501||115 Stat 1826||Y||short title|
|Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009||Victim||Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009||"Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009"||Ryan White was diagnosed with AIDS at age 13 and became an advocate for people with the disease. He died a few months before the original act passed in 1990.||42 USC 201 (note)||111-87||123 Stat 2885||Y||
Ryan White was diagnosed with AIDS at age 13 and became an advocate for people with the disease. He died a few months before the original act passed in 1990.
|Foraker Act (Puerto Rico)||Sponsor||Foraker Act (Puerto Rico)||NO short title||Sen. Joseph Foraker (R-OH), Chairman of Comm. On Pacific Islands and Puerto Rico||ch 191, 31 Stat 77||N||aka Puerto Rico Civil Code; nothing in short title|
|Bodie Protection Act of 1994||Location||Bodie Protection Act of 1994||"Bodie Protection Act of 1994"||Bodie Bowl, CA||103-433 (Title X)||108 Stat 4509||Y||Named for "Bodie Bowl" in CA|
|Tom Osborne Federal Youth Coordination Act||Honor/Sponsor||Tom Osborne Federal Youth Coordination Act||"Tom Osborne Federal Youth Coordination Act"||Rep. Thomas Osborne (NE), retired from the House in 2006.||109-365, title VIII||120 Stat 2594||Y||Osborne had sponsored HR 856 (109th Cong.), which was incorporated into PL 109-365 as Title VIII and Osborne's name added.|