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|
|Shipping Act, 1916||Description||Shipping Act, 1916||"Shipping Act, 1916"||Ch. 152, 40 Stat 900|
|Shipstead-Nolan Act||Sponsor||Shipstead-Nolan Act||NO short title||Sen. Henrik Shipstead (R-MN) and Rep. William Nolan (R-MN)||16 USC 577 (note)||ch 881, 46 Stat 1020||Y||statutized by reference in S. 4, 78 Stat 893; lands in northern MN|
|Shirley Temple Act (Child Labor)||Honor||Shirley Temple Act (Child Labor)||NO short title||Child actress Shirley Temple (later Shirley Temple Black)||29 USC 213 (c )||ch 676, section 13 (c ), 52 Stat 1068||N||
Comment, Teenage Employment Emancipation and the Law, 9 U.PA. Journal of Labor and Employment Law 389, http://www.law.upenn.edu/journals/jbl/articles/volume9/issue2/Ang9U.Pa.J...
|nothing in statute; exemption from prohibition on child labor for kids in agriculture not required to attend school and kids in motion pictures; name not statutized|
|Sikes Act||Sponsor||Sikes Act||NO short title||Rep. Robert Sikes (D-FL)||16 USC 670 (note)||86-797||74 Stat 1052||Y||statutized by Sec. 2902-2903 of 111 Stat 2016|
|Sikes Act Amendments of 1978||Sponsor||Sikes Act Amendments of 1978||"Sikes Act Amendments of 1978"||Rep. Robert Sikes (D-FL)||16 USC 670 (note)||95-420||92 Stat 921||Y||short title in enacting clause, starts at section 2|
|Sikes Act Improvement Act of 1997||Sponsor||Sikes Act Improvement Act of 1997||"Sikes Act Improvement Act of 1997"||Rep. Robert Sikes (D-FL)||16 USC 670 (note)||105-85, div B, title XXIX||111 Stat 2016||Y||short title; also Section 2903 codifies the name "Sikes Act"|
|Sills Act (Pensions, Spanish War, Philippine Insurrection, China Relief Expedition)||Sponsor||Sills Act (Pensions, Spanish War, Philippine Insurrection, China Relief Expedition)||NO short title||Rep. Sam Riley Sells (R-TN)||ch 245, 41 Stat 982||X||nothing in statute; PNT error - listed as "Sills" but should be "Sells", who was sponsor|
|Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge Act||Honor||Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge Act||"Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge Act"||Silvo Conte was a champion of preservation, including of the Connecticut River.||16 USC 668dd (note)||102-212||105 Stat 1655||Y||
Findings in text of legislation.
|long title and short title; establishing refuge named for Conte, findings|
|Sisk Act||Sponsor||Sisk Act||NO short title||Rep. Bernice Sisk (D-CA) (male)||16 USC 484a (note)||90-171||81 Stat 531||Y||"Sisk Act" statutized in definitions section 2(a)(11) of 120 Stat 1218; though also mentioned in as "commonly known as Sisk Act" in S.340 of 111 Stat 1603|
|Smith Act (Reclamation and Irrigation)||Sponsor||Smith Act (Reclamation and Irrigation)||NO short title||Sen. Hoke Smith (D-GA)||43 USC 621||ch 319, 39 Stat 506||N||name not statutized|