Template:Infobox U.S. legislation

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name (or shorttitle)
Great Seal of the United States
Other short titles othershorttitles
Long title fullname (or longtitle)
Acronyms (colloquial) acronyms (or acronym)
Nicknames nicknames (or nickname)
Enacted by the Nth United States Congress
Effective effective date (or effectivedate)
Citations
Statutes at Large cite statutes at large
Codification
Acts amended acts amended (or actsamended)
Acts repealed acts repealed (or actsrepealed)
Titles amended title amended (or titlesamended)
U.S.C. sections created sections created (or sectionscreated)
U.S.C. sections amended sections amended (or sectionsamended)
Legislative history
  • Introduced in the introducedin as introducedbill by introducedby on introduceddate
  • Committee consideration by committees
  • Passed the passedbody1 on passeddate1 (passedvote1)
  • Passed the passedbody2 as the passedas2 on passeddate2 (passedvote2) with amendment
  • Reported by the joint conference committee on conferencedate; agreed to by the passedbody3 on passeddate3 (passedvote3) and by the passedbody4 on passeddate4 (passedvote4)
  • agreedbody3 agreed to passedbody2 amendment on agreeddate3 (agreedvote3) with further amendment
  • agreedbody4 agreed to agreedbody3 amendment on agreeddate4 (agreedvote4)
  • Signed into law by President signedpresident on signeddate
  • Left unsigned by President unsignedpresident and became law on unsigneddate
  • Vetoed by President vetoedpresident on vetoeddate
  • Overridden by the overriddenbody1 on overriddendate1 (overriddenvote1)
  • Overridden by the overriddenbody2 and became law on overriddendate2 (overriddenvote2)
Major amendments
amendments
United States Supreme Court cases
SCOTUS cases (or cases)

Parameters

{{Infobox U.S. legislation
| shorttitle        =
| othershorttitles  =
| longtitle         = <!--Starts "An act to..."-->
| colloquialacronym =
| nickname          =
| enacted by        = <!--Name of Congress. (e.g. 1st, 10th, 100th). Auto-links to corresponding page. Adding other characters breaks the link-->
| effective date    =
| public law url    =
| cite public law   =
| cite statutes at large = <!--{{usstat}} can be used-->
| acts amended    =
| acts repealed   =
| title amended   = <!--US code titles changed-->
| sections created = <!--{{USC}} can be used-->
| sections amended =
| leghisturl      =
| introducedin    = <!--House or Senate-->
| introducedbill  =
| introducedby    = <!--sponsor(s)-->
| introduceddate  =
| committees      =
| passedbody1     =
| passeddate1     =
| passedvote1     =
| passedbody2     =
| passedas2       = <!-- used if the second body changes the name of the legislation -->
| passeddate2     =
| passedvote2     =
| conferencedate  =
| passedbody3     =
| passeddate3     =
| passedvote3     =
| agreedbody3     = <!-- used when the other body agrees without going into committee -->
| agreeddate3     = <!-- used when the other body agrees without going into committee -->
| agreedvote3     = <!-- used when the other body agrees without going into committee -->
| agreedbody4     = <!-- used if agreedbody3 further amends legislation -->
| agreeddate4     = <!-- used if agreedbody3 further amends legislation -->
| agreedvote4     = <!-- used if agreedbody3 further amends legislation -->
| passedbody4     =
| passeddate4     =
| passedvote4     =
| signedpresident =
| signeddate      =
| unsignedpresident = <!-- used when passed without presidential signing -->
| unsigneddate    = <!-- used when passed without presidential signing -->
| vetoedpresident = <!-- used when passed by overriding presidential veto -->
| vetoeddate      = <!-- used when passed by overriding presidential veto -->
| overriddenbody1 = <!-- used when passed by overriding presidential veto -->
| overriddendate1 = <!-- used when passed by overriding presidential veto -->
| overriddenvote1 = <!-- used when passed by overriding presidential veto -->
| overriddenbody2 = <!-- used when passed by overriding presidential veto -->
| overriddendate2 = <!-- used when passed by overriding presidential veto -->
| overriddenvote2 = <!-- used when passed by overriding presidential veto -->
| amendments      =
| SCOTUS cases    =
}}

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Infobox U.S. legislation

An infobox for US federal legislation.

Template parameters
Parameter Description Type Default Auto value Status
Short title shorttitlename The short title of the act, usually found in the first section of the act. Include year of enactment only if the date is part of the short title. If an act has multiple short titles, include only one short title here; specifically, include here only the first short title that is given in the act, unless common usage of a different short title dictates otherwise. string {{PAGENAME}} empty required
Other short titles othershorttitles If the act has more than one short title, list all other short titles here. Include acronyms only if the acronym itself is given in the bill as a short title; otherwise, list the acronym in the "colloquial acronym" component. string empty empty optional
Long title longtitlefullname The long title of the act. It is prefaced before the enumerated provisions contained in the act. For example, the long title for the Civil Rights Act of 1866 is "An Act to protect all Persons in the United States in their Civil Rights, and furnish the Means of their Vindication." string empty empty required
Acronyms (colloquial) acronymscolloquialacronymacronym If applicable, an abbreviated designation of the act's short title(s). For example, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is often represented by the acronym VRA. However, if an acronym is listed in the bill as alternative short title, do NOT put the acronym here; instead, list in the "othershorttitles" field. string empty empty optional
Nicknames nicknamesnickname Commonly used nickname(s) for the act (other than colloquial acronyms). string empty empty optional
Enacted by enacted by The numerical designation of the Congress that passed the bill. For example, 1st, 10th, or 100th. The numerical designation will auto-link to corresponding wiki link page for that Congress. Adding other characters beyond the example before stated will break the link. content the [[{{{enacted by}}} United States Congress]] empty required
Effective date effective dateeffectivedate The date the act will start to be the law. This is NOT the same as the date the bill was signed into law. date empty empty suggested
Cite public law cite public law no description string empty empty optional
Cite statutes at large cite statutes at large no description string empty empty optional
Lawordinal lawordinal no description string empty empty optional
Public law url public law url no description line empty empty optional
Statsvol statsvol no description number empty empty optional
Statspage statspage no description number empty empty optional
Acts amended actsamendedacts amended no description string empty empty optional
Acts repealed actsrepealedacts repealed no description string empty empty optional
Titles amended titlesamendedtitles amended no description string empty empty optional
Sections created sectionscreatedsections created no description string empty empty optional
Sections amended sectionsamendedsections amended no description string empty empty optional
Leghisturl leghisturl no description line empty empty optional
Introducedin introducedin no description string empty empty optional
Introducedbill introducedbill no description string empty empty optional
Introducedby introducedby no description string empty empty optional
Introduceddate introduceddate no description date empty empty optional
Committees committees no description string empty empty optional
Passedbody1 passedbody1 no description string empty empty optional
Passeddate1 passeddate1 no description date empty empty optional
Passedvote1 passedvote1 no description string empty empty optional
Passedbody2 passedbody2 no description string empty empty optional
Passedas2 passedas2 no description string empty empty optional
Passeddate2 passeddate2 no description date empty empty optional
Passedvote2 passedvote2 no description string empty empty optional
Agreedbody3 agreedbody3 no description string empty empty optional
Passedbody3 passedbody3 no description string empty empty optional
Conferencedate conferencedate no description date empty empty optional
Passeddate3 passeddate3 no description date empty empty optional
Passedvote3 passedvote3 no description string empty empty optional
Passedbody4 passedbody4 no description string empty empty optional
Passeddate4 passeddate4 no description date empty empty optional
Passedvote4 passedvote4 no description string empty empty optional
Agreeddate3 agreeddate3 no description date empty empty optional
Agreedvote3 agreedvote3 no description string empty empty optional
Agreedbody4 agreedbody4 no description string empty empty optional
Agreeddate4 agreeddate4 no description date empty empty optional
Agreedvote4 agreedvote4 no description string empty empty optional
Signedpresident signedpresident no description wiki-page-name empty empty suggested
Signeddate signeddate no description date empty empty optional
Unsignedpresident unsignedpresident no description wiki-page-name empty empty suggested
Unsigneddate unsigneddate no description date empty empty optional
Vetoedpresident vetoedpresident no description wiki-page-name empty empty suggested
Vetoeddate vetoeddate no description date empty empty optional
Overriddenbody1 overriddenbody1 no description string empty empty optional
Overriddendate1 overriddendate1 no description date empty empty optional
Overriddenvote1 overriddenvote1 no description string empty empty optional
Overriddenbody2 overriddenbody2 no description string empty empty optional
Overriddendate2 overriddendate2 no description date empty empty optional
Overriddenvote2 overriddenvote2 no description string empty empty optional
Amendments amendments no description string empty empty optional
Cases cases no description string empty empty optional
SCOTUS cases SCOTUS cases no description string empty empty optional


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Include acronyms only if the acronym itself is given in the bill as a short title; otherwise, list the acronym in the "colloquial acronym" component. |- | '''longtitle''' | Required | The long title of the act. It is prefaced before the enumerated provisions contained in the act. For example, the long title for the Civil Rights Act of 1866 is "''An Act to protect all Persons in the United States in their Civil Rights, and furnish the Means of their Vindication."'' |- | '''colloquialacronym''' | Optional | If applicable, an abbreviated designation of the act's short title(s). For example, the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is often represented by the acronym VRA. However, if an acronym is listed in the bill as alternative short title, do NOT put the acronym here; instead, list in the "othershorttitles" field. |- | '''nickname''' | Optional | Commonly used nickname(s) for the act (other than colloquial acronyms). |- | '''enacted by''' | Required | The numerical designation of the Congress that passed the bill. For example, 1st, 10th, or 100th. The numerical designation will auto-link to corresponding wiki link page for that Congress. Adding other characters beyond the example before stated will break the link. | number and plain text |- | '''effective date''' | Optional, desirable | The date the act will start to be the law. This is NOT the same as the date the bill was signed into law. | date |- | '''public law url''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''cite public law''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''cite statutes at large''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''acts amended''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''acts repealed''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''title amended''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''sections created''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''sections amended''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''leghisturl''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''introducedin''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''introducedbill''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''introducedby''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''introduceddate''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''committees''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passedbody1''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passeddate1''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passedvote1''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passedvote2''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passedbody2''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passedas2''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passeddate2''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passedvote2''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''conferencedate''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passedbody3''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passeddate3''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passedvote3''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''agreedbody3''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''agreeddate3''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''agreedvote3''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''agreedbody4''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''agreeddate4''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''agreedvote4''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passedbody4''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passeddate4''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''passedvote4''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''signedpresident''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''signeddate''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''unsignedpresident''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''unsigneddate''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''vetoedpresident''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''vetoeddate''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''overriddenbody1''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''overriddendate1''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''overriddenvote1''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''overriddenbody2''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''overriddendate2''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''overriddenvote2''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''amendments''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- | '''SCOTUS cases''' | <!--State whether this type of field name is Required, Optional, or Optional-desirable--> | <!--Place description of field name here--> | <!--State whether recommended value is plain text, number, date, references, or wikitext. If the value may include links to valid articles or other formatting, then provide brief description--> |- |}