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|
|Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act||Sponsor||Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act||"Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act"||Rep. Thomas J. Bliley, (R-VA); Sen. Phil Gramm, (R-TX); Rep. Jim Leach, (R-IA)||12 USC 1811 (note)||106-102||113 Stat 1338||Y||
Veronica Roberts, (Stunning Video): Too Big To Fail Banking Disaster Predicted Since 1999 by Congressman, AllVoices, Dec. 10, 2011, http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/11066868-stunning-video-too-bi... Bliley - http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=B000556; Gramm - http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=G000365; Leach - http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=L000169
|TEA 21 Restoration Act||Abbreviation||TEA 21 Restoration Act||"TEA 21 Restoration Act"||23 USC 101||105-206, title IX||112 Stat 834||N||short title at beginning of title IX; amending the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century|
|Deadbeat Parents Punishment Act of 1998||Political Description||Deadbeat Parents Punishment Act of 1998||"Deadbeat Parents Punishment Act of 1998"||18 USC 228||105-187||112 Stat 618||Y||short title at beginning of statute|
|Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust Act of 1998||Honor||Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust Act of 1998||"Bill Emerson Humanitarian Trust Act of 1998"||Rep. Bill Emerson (MO) died in 1996.||17 USC 1691||105-385 (Title II, subtitle B)||112 Stat 3465||Y||
|short title; Named for Emerson in Short Title and also as name of Subtitle B|
|Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund Act of 1998||Victim||Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund Act of 1998||"Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund Act of 1998"||Ricky Ray was one of three brothers, all with hemophilia, all of whom contracted HIV from contaminated blood. The family became advoactes for AIDS victims. Ricky Ray died of AIDS in 1992 at age 15.||42 USC 300c-22 (note)||105-369||112 Stat 3368||Y||
CR H3379, May 19, 1998, Statement of Rep. Porter Goss.
|short title; creating Ricky Ray Hemophilia Relief Fund|
|William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998||Honor/Sponsor||William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998||"William F. Goodling Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act of 1998"||Rep. William F. Goodling (PA), was Chairman of Committee on Education and the Workforce at the time. Retired in 2000.||42 USC 1751 (note)||105-336||112 Stat 3143||Y||
|Goodling's name added in Conference -- and Goodling was a conferee! See H. Rept. 105-786.|
|Drive for Teen Employment Act||Political Description||Drive for Teen Employment Act||"Drive for Teen Employment Act"||Cutesy play-on-words -- statute changes the exemption to child labor provisions of the FLSA for teenagers driving cars and trucks in the course of employment.||29 USC 201||105-334||112 Stat 3137||Y||short title at beginning of statute|
|ANCSA Land Bank Protection Act of 1998||Abbreviation||ANCSA Land Bank Protection Act of 1998||"ANCSA Land Bank Protection Act of 1998"||43 USC 1601||105-333||112 Stat 3129||N||short title at the end of the statute; amending the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act|
|Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Amendments of 1998||Honor||Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Amendments of 1998||"Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Amendments of 1998"||Rep. Carl D. Perkins (KY) was chair of the Committee on Education and Labor for 16 years until his death in 1984.||20 USC 2301||105-332||112 Stat 3076||Y||
|short title, also is amending law previously named for Perkins|
|Thomas Alva Edison Commemorative Coin Act||Award||Thomas Alva Edison Commemorative Coin Act||"Thomas Alva Edison Commemorative Coin Act "||Inventor and New Jerseyian Thomas A. Edison, in aticipation of the 125th anniversary of his invention of the light bulb.||31 USC 5112 (note)||105-331||112 Stat 3073||Y||
Findings in text of legislation.
|short title and long title|