Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 116 Part 2.djvu/30

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116 STAT. 812 PUBLIC LAW 107-205—AUG. 1, 2002 "(13) HOSPICE PROGRAM. — The term 'hospice program' has the meaning given such term in section 1861(dd)(2) of the Social Security Act. "(14) RURAL HEALTH CLINIC.— The term 'rural health clinic' has the meaning given such term in section 1861(aa)(2) of the Social Security Act. "(15) SKILLED NURSING FACILITY.—The term 'skilled nursing facility' has the meaning given such term in section 1819(a) of the Social Security Act.". SEC. 102. PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS REGARDING THE NURSING PROFESSION. Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 296 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following: "PART H—PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS 42 USC 297w. "SEC. 851. PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS. "(a) IN GENERAL.— The Secretary shall develop and issue public service announcements that advertise and promote the nursing profession, highlight the advantages and rewards of nursing, and encourage individuals to enter the nursing profession. "(b) METHOD. — The public service announcements described in subsection (a) shall be broadcast through appropriate media outlets, including television or radio, in a manner intended to reach as wide and diverse an audience as possible. "(c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section such sums as may be necessary for each of fiscal years 2003 through 2007. 42 USC 297x. «SEC. 852. STATE AND LOCAL PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS. "(a) IN GENERAL. — The Secretary may award grants to eligible entities to support State and local advertising campaigns through appropriate media outlets to promote the nursing profession, highlight the advantages and rewards of nursing, and encourage individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter the nursing profession. "(b) USE OF FUNDS. — An eligible entity that receives a grant under subsection (a) shall use funds received through such grant to acquire local television and radio time, place advertisements in local newspapers, or post information on billboards or on the Internet in a manner intended to reach as wide and diverse an audience as possible, in order to— "(1) advertise and promote the nursing profession; "(2) promote nursing education programs; "(3) inform the public of financial assistance regarding such education programs; "(4) highlight individuals in the community who are practicing nursing in order to recruit new nurses; or "(5) provide any other information to recruit individuals for the nursing profession. "(c) LIMITATION. —An eligible entity that receives a grant under subsection (a) shall not use funds received through such grant to advertise particular employment opportunities. "(d) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section such sums as may be necessary for each of fiscal years 2003 through 2007.".