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|
|Ryan White CARE Act Amendments of 1996||Victim||Ryan White CARE Act Amendments of 1996||"Ryan White CARE Act Amendments of 1996"||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)||104-146||110 Stat 1346||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.
|short title and long title|
|GSP Renewal Act of 1996||Abbreviation||GSP Renewal Act of 1996||"GSP Renewal Act of 1996"||19 USC 2101||104-188, title I, subtitle J||110 Stat 1917||N||short title at beginning of subtitle J; GSP stands for Generalized System of Preferences|
|Amber Hagerman Child Protection Act of 1996||Victim||Amber Hagerman Child Protection Act of 1996||"Amber Hagerman Child Protection Act of 1996"||Amber Hagerman was abducted and murdered in Arlington, TX in 1996. AMBER Alert also named for her.||18 USC 2241||104-208, div A, title I||110 Stat 3009, 3009-26, 3009-31||Y|
|Father Aull Site Transfer Act of 1996||Location||Father Aull Site Transfer Act of 1996||NO short title||Father Roger Aull, a German Jesuit priest who lived near Silver City, NM. His home and chapel were on BLM land, which was isolated and vandalized. The bill transferred the land to a local church to maintain.||104-208, div A, title I, Section 101(d)||110 Stat 3009-181||N||
104 Cong. Rec. 12399 (Aug. 11, 1995) (statement of Sen. Domenici)
|nothing in statute|
|Crawford National Fish Hatchery Conveyance Act||Institution||Crawford National Fish Hatchery Conveyance Act||"Crawford National Fish Hatchery Conveyance Act"||Fish hatchery previously named "Crawford"||104-215||110 Stat 3018||N||short title - fish hatchery was already named Crawford|
|Pam Lychner Sexual Offender Tracking and Identification Act of 1996||Honor||Pam Lychner Sexual Offender Tracking and Identification Act of 1996||"Pam Lychner Sexual Offender Tracking and Identification Act of 1996"||Pam Lychner was a victim's rights advocate who was killed in the TWA crash.||42 USC 13701 (note)||104-236||110 Stat 3093||Y||
CR S8778, July 25, 1996, Statement of Sen. Phil Gramm.
|Claiborne Pell Institute for International Relations and Public Policy Act||Honor||Claiborne Pell Institute for International Relations and Public Policy Act||"Claiborne Pell Institute for International Relations and Public Policy Act"||grant to establish and maintain a center at Salve University named for Sen. Claiborne Pell (RI)||104-319, title III||110 Stat 3867||Y||title of Title III and short title|
|George Bush School of Government and Public Service Act||Institution||George Bush School of Government and Public Service Act||"George Bush School of Government and Public Service Act"||President George H.W. Bush||104-319, Title IV||110 Stat 3867||Y||title and short title; providing funds and assistance for establishing George Bush Fellowship Program at George Bush School of Management and Public Service at Texas A&M|
|Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996||Political Description||Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996||"Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996"||Seems likely that "LIBERTAD" is included because portions of the statute are purposively modeled on the FREEDOM Support Act of 1992. (LIBERTAD is Spanish for FREEDOM.)||22 USC 6021||104-114||110 Stat 785||Y||
Section by Section Analysis of Title II, H.Rpt. 104-202, July 24, 1995
|short title at beginning of statute; seeking sanctions|
|Morris K. Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Act of 1997||Honor||Morris K. Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Act of 1997||"Morris K. Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Act of 1997"||Rep. Morris K. Udall (AZ)||42 USC 201 (note)||105-78, title VI, section 603||111 Stat 1519||Y||short title|