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PBA Mississippi State Captain Leisa McElreath Shares Her Advocacy Story

Leisa McElreath is an active State Captain in her home state of Mississippi. She keeps close watch on any and all legislation that could affect the industry she loves. She shared some thoughts on why she feels being involved in government affairs, and becoming an…

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MISSISSIPPI S.B. 2497 – State Boards of Cosmetology

MISSISSIPPI S.B. 2497 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Senator Nickey Browning (D) Summary: Provides that all fees received by the State Board of Cosmetology shall be deposited into the state General Fund and the operations of the board shall be funded subject to appropriations…

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MISSISSIPPI H.B. 765 – State Boards of Cosmetology

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 765 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Charles Young (D) Summary: Authorizes the Governor to remove any member of the State Board of Cosmetology for misconduct, inefficiency, incompetence, neglect of duty or other sufficient cause. Click Here for Full Text of Bill…

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MISSISSIPPI H.B. 767 – License

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 767 – License Sponsor: Representative Deborah Dixon (D) Summary: Provides for the issuance of a hair braider’s license by the State Board of Cosmetology for persons who engage in the practice of hair braiding for compensation. Click Here for Full Text of Bill…

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MISSISSIPPI H.B. 419 – License

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 419 – LicenseĀ  Sponsor: Representative Deborah Dixon (D) Summary: Provide that applicants for licenses issued by the board of barber examiners and the state board of cosmetology must take the examination in person at the location designated by the board, and show an…

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MISSISSIPPI S.B. 2040 – License

MISSISSIPPI S.B. 2040 – LicenseĀ  Sponsor: Senator Steve Hale (D) Summary: States the State Board of Cosmetology shall admit for a licensure examination an applicant who has successfully enrolled in a community college and otherwise meets the statutory qualifications. Click Here for Full Text of…

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