S.1597 - Nurse Reinvestment Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA] (Introduced 10/31/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/01/2001 Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1597 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Nurse Reinvestment Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to: (1) develop and issue public service announcements that advertise and promote the nursing profession, highlight the advantages and rewards of nursing, and encourage individuals from diverse communities and backgrounds to enter the nursing profession; and (2) award grants to designated eligible educational entities in order to increase the number of nurses.
Introduced in Senate (10/31/2001)
Establishes a National Nurse Service Corps Scholarship program that provides scholarships to individuals seeking nursing education in exchange for service by such individuals in areas with nursing shortages.