42 U.S. Code § 297x - State and local public service announcements
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(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) of this section 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—
(4) highlight individuals in the community who are practicing nursing in order to recruit new nurses; or
An eligible entity that receives a grant under subsection (a) of this section shall not use funds received through such grant to advertise particular employment opportunities.
Source(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title VIII, § 862, formerly § 852, as added Pub. L. 107–205, title I, § 102,Aug. 1, 2002, 116 Stat. 812; renumbered § 862,Pub. L. 111–148, title V, § 5310(b)(9)(A),Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 631.)
A prior section 862 of act July 1, 1944, was classified to section 298c–1 of this title, prior to the reorganization and amendment of this subchapter by Pub. L. 90–490.