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|
|Brown-Lodge Bill||Sponsor||Brown-Lodge Bill||NO short title||Rep. Clarence Brown (R-OH); Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge (R-MA)||ch. 207, 61 Stat 246||X||no name in statute|
|Mahaffie Act||Honor||Mahaffie Act||NO short title||Charles D. Mahaffie, chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission||ch. 180, 62 Stat 162||X||
Note, Solicitation of Assents to Railroad Reorganization Plans Under Section 20B of the Interstate Commerce Act, 62 Yale L.J. 806 (1953) at n. 1.
|nothing in statute|
|Reed-Bulwinkle Act||Sponsor||Reed-Bulwinkle Act||NO short title||Probably Sen. Clyde Reed (R-KS); Rep. Alfred Bulwinkle (D-NC)||ch 491, 62 Stat 472||X||nothing in statute|
|Brooks Act (Data Processing) (see Brooks Automatic Data Processing Act)||Sponsor||Brooks Act (Data Processing) (see Brooks Automatic Data Processing Act)||NO short title||Rep. Overton Brooks (D-LA)||89-306||79 Stat 1127||X||nothing in statute; Same as above. Originally passed June 30, 1949 but PL and USSL cited is much later. No information about name in statute.|
|Brooks Act (Architects and Engineers) (see Brooks Architect-Engineers Act)||Sponsor||Brooks Act (Architects and Engineers) (see Brooks Architect-Engineers Act)||NO short title||Rep. Overton Brooks (D-LA), served on the Committee on Science and Aeronautics.||92-582||86 Stat 1278||Y||Kind of odd. Info in Table is "June 30, 1949, ch. 288, title IX, as added Oct 27, 1972, Pub. L. 92-582, 86 Stat. 1278" No name in statute; amended to add short title "Brooks Architect-Engineers Act" by 108 Stat 3409 in 1994|
|Granger-Thye Act||Sponsor||Granger-Thye Act||NO short title||Rep. Walter Granger (D-UT)||ch. 97, 64 Stat 82||X||nothing in statute|
|Celler Anti-Merger Act (see Anti-Merger Act)||Sponsor||Celler Anti-Merger Act (see Anti-Merger Act)||NO short title||Rep. Emanuel Celler (D-NY)||ch. 1184, 64 Stat 1125||X||no name in statute|
|Celler-Kefauver Act (see Anti-Merger Act)||Sponsor||Celler-Kefauver Act (see Anti-Merger Act)||NO short title||Rep. Emanuel Celler (D-NY); Sen. Carey Kefauver (D-TN)||ch 1184, 64 Stat 1125||X||nothing in statute|
|Hobbs Administrative Orders Review Act of 1950 (see Administrative Orders Review Act)||Sponsor||Hobbs Administrative Orders Review Act of 1950 (see Administrative Orders Review Act)||NO short title||Rep. Samuel Hobbs (D-AL)||ch 1189, 64 Stat 1129||X||nothing in statute|
|Durham-Humphrey Drug Prescriptions Act (see Humphrey-Durham Drug Prescriptions Act)||Sponsor||Durham-Humphrey Drug Prescriptions Act (see Humphrey-Durham Drug Prescriptions Act)||NO short title||Rep. Carl Durham (D-NC); Sen. Hubert Humphrey (D-MN)||ch 578, 65 Stat 648||X||nothing in statute|