There is authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012.
42 U.S. Code § 17281. National media campaign
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(a) In generalThe Secretary, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (referred to in this section as the “Secretary”), shall develop and conduct a national media campaign—
to promote the national security benefits associated with increased energy efficiency; and
(b) Contract with entityThe Secretary shall carry out subsection (a) directly or through—
(c) Use of funds
(1) In generalAmounts made available to carry out this section shall be used for—
(A) advertising costs, including—
creative and talent costs;
administrative costs, including operational and management expenses.
(d) ReportsThe Secretary shall annually submit to Congress a report that describes—
(1) the strategy of the national media campaign and whether specific objectives of the campaign were accomplished, including—
determinations concerning the rate of change of energy consumption, in both absolute and per capita terms; and
steps taken to ensure that the national media campaign operates in an effective and efficient manner consistent with the overall strategy and focus of the campaign;
all contracts or cooperative agreements entered into with a corporation, partnership, or individual working on behalf of the national media campaign.
(e) Authorization of appropriations
(1) In general