TOPN: Table of Popular Names

Wadsworth-Kahn Act

Mar. 15, 1920, ch. 100, 41 Stat. 530

Wagner-Peyser Act

June 6, 1933, ch. 49, 48 Stat. 113 (29 U.S.C. 49 et seq.)

Short title, see 29 U.S.C. 49 note

Walker Tariff Act

July 30, 1846, ch. 74, 9 Stat. 42

Walsh Act (Contempts)

July 3, 1926, ch. 762, 44 Stat. 835

Walsh-Healey Act

June 30, 1936, ch. 881, 49 Stat. 2036

Short title, see 41 U.S.C. 101 note

War Brides Act

Dec. 28, 1945, ch. 591, 59 Stat. 659 (8 U.S.C. 232 et seq.)

War Claims Act Amendments of 1954

Aug. 31, 1954, ch. 1162, 68 Stat. 1033

Short title, see 50 U.S.C. App. 2001 note

War Claims Act of 1948

July 3, 1948, ch. 826, 62 Stat. 1240 (50 U.S.C. App. 2001 et seq.)

Short title, see 50 U.S.C. App. 2001 note

War Crimes Act of 1996

Pub. L. 104-192, Aug. 21, 1996, 110 Stat. 2104 (18 U.S.C. 2441 et seq.)

Short title, see 18 U.S.C. 2441 note

War Damage Insurance Act

Mar. 27, 1942, ch. 198, 56 Stat. 174

War Declaration Against Germany

Dec. 11, 1941, 3:05 p.m., E.S.T., ch. 564, 55 Stat. 796

War Declaration Against Italy

Dec. 11, 1941, 3:06 p.m., E.S.T., ch. 565, 55 Stat. 797

War Declaration Against Japan

Dec. 8, 1941, 4:10 p.m., E.S.T., ch. 561, 55 Stat. 795

War Hazards Compensation Act

Dec. 2, 1942, ch. 668, titles I, II, 56 Stat. 1028, 1033 (42 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.)

Short title, see 42 U.S.C. 1701 note

War Minerals Relief Act

Mar. 2, 1919, ch. 94, Sec. 5, 40 Stat. 1274

War Powers Resolution

Pub. L. 93-148, Nov. 7, 1973, 87 Stat. 555 (50 U.S.C. 1541 et seq.)

Short title, see 50 U.S.C. 1541 note

War Risk Insurance Act

Sept. 2, 1914, ch. 293, 38 Stat. 711

War Time Act

Jan. 20, 1942, ch. 7, 56 Stat. 9

War Time Passport Act

May 22, 1918, ch. 81, 40 Stat. 559 (22 U.S.C. 223 et seq.)

Warm Springs Study Act of 1988

Pub. L. 100-559, title VIII, Oct. 28, 1988, 102 Stat. 2801

Warning, Alert, and Response Network Act

Pub. L. 109-347, title VI, Oct. 13, 2006, 120 Stat. 1936 (47 U.S.C. 1201 et seq.)

Short title, see 47 U.S.C. 1201 note

Warrant Officer Management Act

Pub. L. 102-190, div. A, title XI, Dec. 5, 1991, 105 Stat. 1491 (10 U.S.C. 571 et seq.)

Short title, see 10 U.S.C. 571 note

Warren Act (Reclamation)

Feb. 21, 1911, ch. 141, 36 Stat. 925 (43 U.S.C. 523 et seq.)

Short title, see 43 U.S.C. 523 note

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Land Withdrawal Amendment Act

Pub. L. 104-201, div. C, title XXXI, subtitle F (Sec. 3181 et seq.), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2851

Water Bank Act

Pub. L. 91-559, Dec. 19, 1970, 84 Stat. 1468 (16 U.S.C. 1301 et seq.)

Short title, see 16 U.S.C. 1301 note

Water Facilities Act

Aug. 28, 1937, ch. 870, 50 Stat. 869 (16 U.S.C. 590r et seq.)

Water Quality Act of 1965

Pub. L. 89-234, Oct. 2, 1965, 79 Stat. 903

Water Quality Act of 1987

Pub. L. 100-4, Feb. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 7

Short title, see 33 U.S.C. 1251 note

Water Quality Improvement Act of 1970

Pub. L. 91-224, title I, Apr. 3, 1970, 84 Stat. 91

Water Resources Development Act of 1974

Pub. L. 93-251, title I, Mar. 7, 1974, 88 Stat. 12

Short title, see 42 U.S.C. 1962 note

Water Resources Development Act of 1986

Pub. L. 99-662, Nov. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 4082 (33 U.S.C. 2201 et seq.)

Short title, see 33 U.S.C. 2201 note

Water Resources Planning Act

Pub. L. 89-80, July 22, 1965, 79 Stat. 244 (42 U.S.C. 1962 et seq.)

Short title, see 42 U.S.C. 1962 note

Water Resources Research Act of 1964

Pub. L. 88-379, July 17, 1964, 78 Stat. 329 (42 U.S.C. 1961 et seq.)

Short title, see 42 U.S.C. 1961 note

Water Resources Research Act of 1984

Pub. L. 98-242, Mar. 22, 1984, 98 Stat. 97 (42 U.S.C. 10301 et seq.)

Short title, see 42 U.S.C. 10301 note

Water Supply Act of 1958

Pub. L. 85-500, title III, July 3, 1958, 72 Stat. 319

Short title, see 43 U.S.C. 390b note

Watermelon Research and Promotion Act

Pub. L. 99-198, title XVI, subtitle C (Sec. 1641 et seq.), Dec. 23, 1985, 99 Stat. 1622 (7 U.S.C. 4901 et seq.)

Short title, see 7 U.S.C. 4901 note

Weapons of Mass Destruction Prohibition Improvement Act of 2004

Pub. L. 108-458, title VI, subtitle I (Sec. 6801 et seq.), Dec. 17, 2004, 118 Stat. 3766

Short title, see 18 U.S.C. 1 note

Weather Modification Reporting Act of 1972

Pub. L. 92-205, Dec. 18, 1971, 85 Stat. 735 (15 U.S.C. 330 et seq.)

Short title, see 15 U.S.C. 330 note

Web-Based Education Commission Act

Pub. L. 105-244, title VIII, part J (Sec. 851 et seq.), Oct. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1822

Webb-Kenyon Act

Mar. 1, 1913, ch. 90, 37 Stat. 699

Short title, see 27 U.S.C. 122 note

Webb-Pomerene Act (Export Trade)

Apr. 10, 1918, ch. 50, 40 Stat. 516 (15 U.S.C. 61 et seq.)

Short title, see 15 U.S.C. 66

Webcaster Settlement Act of 2008

Pub. L. 110-435, Oct. 16, 2008, 122 Stat. 4974

Short title, see 17 U.S.C. 101 note

Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009

Pub. L. 111-36, June 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1926

Short title, see 17 U.S.C. 101 note

Weeks Law

Mar. 1, 1911, ch. 186, 36 Stat. 961

Short title, see 16 U.S.C. 552 note

Wei Jingsheng Freedom of Conscience Act

Private Law 106-14, Nov. 22, 2000

Welch Act

May 28, 1928, ch. 814, 45 Stat. 776

Welfare Integrity and Data Improvement Act

Pub. L. 112-96, title IV, Feb. 22, 2012, 126 Stat. 194

Short title, see 42 U.S.C. 1305 note

Welfare Reform Extension Act of 2003

Pub. L. 108-40, June 30, 2003, 117 Stat. 836

Short title, see 42 U.S.C. 1305 note

Welfare Reform Extension Act of 2004

Pub. L. 108-210, Mar. 31, 2004, 118 Stat. 564

Short title, see 42 U.S.C. 1305 note

Welfare Reform Extension Act of 2005

Pub. L. 109-4, Mar. 25, 2005, 119 Stat. 17

Short title, see 42 U.S.C. 1305 note

West Point Act

Oct. 1, 1942, ch. 573, 56 Stat. 763

West Point Cadet Act

June 7, 1935, ch. 201, 49 Stat. 332

Western Hemisphere Drug Elimination Act

Pub. L. 105-277, div. C, title VIII, Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681-693

Short title, see 21 U.S.C. 801 note

Western Reserve Heritage Areas Study Act

Pub. L. 109-338, title III, subtitle A (Sec. 301 et seq.), Oct. 12, 2006, 120 Stat. 1845

Wetlands and Wildlife Enhancement Act of 1998

Pub. L. 105-312, title III, Oct. 30, 1998, 112 Stat. 2958

Short title, see 16 U.S.C. 4401 note

Wetlands Loan Act

Pub. L. 87-383, Oct. 4, 1961, 75 Stat. 813 (16 U.S.C. 715k-3 et seq.)

Short title, see 16 U.S.C. 715k-3 note

Wetlands Loan Extension Act of 1976

Pub. L. 94-215, Feb. 17, 1976, 90 Stat. 189

Short title, see 16 U.S.C. 715 note

Whaling Convention Act of 1949

Aug. 9, 1950, ch. 653, 64 Stat. 421 (16 U.S.C. 916 et seq.)

Short title, see 16 U.S.C. 916 note

Whaling Treaty Act

May 1, 1936, ch. 251, 49 Stat. 1246 (16 U.S.C. 901 et seq.)

Wheat and Wheat Foods Research and Nutrition Education Act

Pub. L. 95-113, title XVII, Sept. 29, 1977, 91 Stat. 1031 (7 U.S.C. 3401 et seq.)

Short title, see 7 U.S.C. 3401 note

Wheat Research and Promotion Act

Pub. L. 91-430, Sept. 26, 1970, 84 Stat. 885 (7 U.S.C. 1292 note)

Wheeler-Case Act

July 16, 1943, ch. 242, 57 Stat. 566

Wheeler-Lea Act

Mar. 21, 1938, ch. 49, 52 Stat. 111

Wheeling National Heritage Area Act of 2000

Pub. L. 106-291, title I, Sec. 157, Oct. 11, 2000, 114 Stat. 963 (16 U.S.C. 461 note)

Wherry Act (Housing Near Military Establishments)

June 27, 1934, ch. 847, title VIII, as added Aug. 8, 1949, ch. 403, Sec. 1, 63 Stat. 570

Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989

Pub. L. 101-12, Apr. 10, 1989, 103 Stat. 16

Short title, see 5 U.S.C. 1201 note

White Cane Safety Day Act

Pub. L. 88-628, Oct. 6, 1964, 78 Stat. 1003

White Charger Act

Pub. L. 86-616, Sec. 10, July 12, 1960, 74 Stat. 395

White Clay Creek Study Act

Pub. L. 102-215, Dec. 11, 1991, 105 Stat. 1664

Short title, see 16 U.S.C. 1271 note

White-Collar Crime Penalty Enhancement Act of 2002

Pub. L. 107-204, title IX, July 30, 2002, 116 Stat. 804

Short title, see 18 U.S.C. 1341 note

White House Conference for a Drug Free America

Pub. L. 99-570, title I, subtitle S (Sec. 1931 et seq.), Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3207-56 (20 U.S.C. 4601 note)

White House Police Act

Apr. 22, 1940, ch. 133, 54 Stat. 156

White Pine Blister Rust Protection Act

Apr. 26, 1940, ch. 159, 54 Stat. 168 (16 U.S.C. 594a)

White Russian Act

June 8, 1934, ch. 429, 48 Stat. 926

White-slave traffic Act

June 25, 1910, ch. 395, 36 Stat. 825

Whitman Mission National Historic Site

Pub. L. 87-471, May 31, 1962, 76 Stat. 90 (16 U.S.C. 433n)

Wholesome Meat Act

Pub. L. 90-201, Dec. 15, 1967, 81 Stat. 584

Short title, see 21 U.S.C. 601 note

Wholesome Poultry Products Act

Pub. L. 90-492, Aug. 18, 1968, 82 Stat. 791

Short title, see 21 U.S.C. 451 note

WIC Infant Formula Procurement Act of 1992

Pub. L. 102-512, title II, Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3364

Short title, see 42 U.S.C. 1771 note

Widows' Pension Act

Apr. 19, 1908, ch. 147, 35 Stat. 64

Wilcox Air Base Act

Aug. 12, 1935, ch. 511, 49 Stat. 610

Wild and Scenic Rivers Act

Pub. L. 90-542, Oct. 2, 1968, 82 Stat. 906 (16 U.S.C. 1271 et seq.)

Short title, see 16 U.S.C. 1271 note

Wild Bird Conservation Act of 1992

Pub. L. 102-440, title I, Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2224 (16 U.S.C. 4901 et seq.)

Short title, see 16 U.S.C. 4901 note

Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act

Pub. L. 92-195, Dec. 15, 1971, 85 Stat. 649 (16 U.S.C. 1331 et seq.)

Short title, see 16 U.S.C. 1331 note

Wild Horse Annie Act

Pub. L. 86-234, Sept. 8, 1959, 73 Stat. 470 (18 U.S.C. 47)

Wilderness Act

Pub. L. 88-577, Sept. 3, 1964, 78 Stat. 890 (16 U.S.C. 1131 et seq.)

Short title, see 16 U.S.C. 1131 note

Wildfire Suppression Assistance Act

Pub. L. 101-11, Apr. 7, 1989, 103 Stat. 15

Short title, see 42 U.S.C. 1856m note

William Levi Dawson Chair of Public Affairs Act

Pub. L. 96-374, title XIII, part H, subpart 3 (Sec. 1381 et seq.), Oct. 3, 1980, 94 Stat. 1503

Williams Act

Pub. L. 90-439, July 29, 1968, 82 Stat. 454

Williamson County Water Recycling Act of 2004

Pub. L. 108-316, Oct. 5, 2004, 118 Stat. 1202 (43 U.S.C. 390h-19)

Short title, see 43 U.S.C. 390h note

Willis-Campbell Act

Nov. 23, 1921, ch. 134, 42 Stat. 222

Wilson Act

Also known as the Original Packages Act

Aug. 8, 1890, ch. 728, 26 Stat. 313 (27 U.S.C. 121)

Short title, see 27 U.S.C. 121 note

Wilson Act (Northern Pacific Railroad)

July 1, 1898, ch. 546 [part], 30 Stat. 597, 620

Wilson Tariff Act

Aug. 27, 1894, ch. 349, Sec. 73 et seq., 28 Stat. 570 (15 U.S.C. 8 et seq.)

Short title, see 15 U.S.C. 8 note

Wind Energy Systems Act of 1980

Pub. L. 96-345, Sept. 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 1139 (42 U.S.C. 9201 et seq.)

Short title, see 42 U.S.C. 9201 note

Wine Equity and Export Expansion Act of 1984

Pub. L. 98-573, title IX, Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 3047 (19 U.S.C. 2801 et seq.)

Short title, see 19 U.S.C. 2801 note

Winslow Act

Mar. 4, 1923, ch. 285, 42 Stat. 1511

Wireless Telephone Protection Act

Pub. L. 105-172, Apr. 24, 1998, 112 Stat. 53

Short title, see 18 U.S.C. 1001 note

Witness Security Reform Act of 1984

Pub. L. 98-473, title II, ch. XI, pt. F, subpt. A (Sec. 1207 et seq.), Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 2153 (18 U.S.C. 3521 et seq.)

Short title, see 18 U.S.C. 3521 note

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts Act

Pub. L. 89-671, Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 950 (16 U.S.C. 284 et seq.)

Short title, see 16 U.S.C. 284 note

Women's Educational Equity Act

Pub. L. 89-10, title IV, part A (Sec. 4001 et seq.), as added Pub. L. 100-297, title I, Sec. 1001, Apr. 28, 1988, 102 Stat. 234 (20 U.S.C. 3041 et seq.)

Women's Educational Equity Act of 1974

Pub. L. 93-380, title IV, Sec. 408, Aug. 21, 1974, 88 Stat. 554 (20 U.S.C. 1866)

Women's Educational Equity Act of 1978

Pub. L. 89-10, Apr. 11, 1965, title IX, part C (Sec. 931 et seq.), as added Pub. L. 95-561, title VIII, Sec. 802, Nov. 1, 1978, 92 Stat. 2298 (20 U.S.C. 3341 et seq.)

Women's Educational Equity Act of 1994

Pub. L. 89-10, title V, part B (Sec. 5201 et seq.), as added Pub. L. 103-382, title I, Sec. 101, Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 3695

Women's Educational Equity Act of 2001

Pub. L. 89-10, title V, part D, subpart 21 (Sec. 5611 et seq.), as added Pub. L. 107-110, title V, Sec. 501, Jan. 8, 2002, 115 Stat. 1867 (20 U.S.C. 7283 et seq.)

Short title, see 20 U.S.C. 7283(a)

Women's Educational Equity Amendments of 1984

Pub. L. 98-511, title IV, Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2389

Short title, see 20 U.S.C. 6301 note

Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act of 1998

Pub. L. 105-277, div. A, Sec. 101(f) [title IX], Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681-337, 2681-436

Short title, see 42 U.S.C. 201 note

Women Veterans Health Programs Act of 1992

Pub. L. 102-585, title I, Nov. 4, 1992, 106 Stat. 4944

Short title, see 38 U.S.C. 101 note

Wood Residue Utilization Act of 1980

Pub. L. 96-554, Dec. 19, 1980, 94 Stat. 3257 (16 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.)

Short title, see 16 U.S.C. 1600 note

Woodrow Wilson Memorial Act of 1968

Pub. L. 90-637, Oct. 24, 1968, 82 Stat. 1356 (20 U.S.C. 80e et seq.)

Short title, see 20 U.S.C. 80e note

Wool and Woolens Act (Tariff)

Mar. 2, 1867, ch. 197, 14 Stat. 559; R.S. Sec.Sec. 2504, 2912, 2916

Wool Manufacturer Payment Clarification and Technical Corrections Act

Pub. L. 107-210, div. E, title L, subtitle A, Sec. 5101, Aug. 6, 2002, 116 Stat. 1041

Wool Products Labeling Act of 1939

Oct. 14, 1940, ch. 871, 54 Stat. 1128 (15 U.S.C. 68 et seq.)

Short title, see 15 U.S.C. 68 note

Wool Suit and Textile Trade Extension Act of 2004

Pub. L. 108-429, title IV, Dec. 3, 2004, 118 Stat. 2600

Short title, see 7 U.S.C. 7101 note

Work Hours and Safety Act of 1962

Pub. L. 87-581, Aug. 13, 1962, 76 Stat. 357

Worker Economic Opportunity Act

Pub. L. 106-202, May 18, 2000, 114 Stat. 308

Short title, see 29 U.S.C. 201 note

Workers' Family Protection Act

Pub. L. 102-522, title II, Sec. 209, Oct. 26, 1992, 106 Stat. 3420 (29 U.S.C. 671a)

Short title, see 29 U.S.C. 671a(a)

Workers Technology Skill Development Act

Pub. L. 103-382, title V, part D (Sec. 541 et seq.), Oct. 20, 1994, 108 Stat. 4051 (29 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.)

Short title, see 29 U.S.C. 2701 note

Workforce Investment Act of 1998

Pub. L. 105-220, Aug. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 936

Short title, see 20 U.S.C. 9201 note

World's Fair Act

Apr. 29, 1939, ch. 106, 53 Stat. 625

World War I Centennial Commission Act

Pub. L. 112-272, Jan. 14, 2013, 126 Stat. 2448 (36 U.S.C. note prec. 101)

Wounded Warrior Act

Pub. L. 110-181, div. A, title XVI, Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 431

Short title, see 10 U.S.C. 1071 note

Wright Brothers Day Act

Pub. L. 88-209, Dec. 17, 1963, 77 Stat. 402

Wunderlich Act

May 11, 1954, ch. 199, 68 Stat. 81

Wyoming Land Act

May 29, 1908, ch. 220, 35 Stat. 465