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State Legislation Update

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 (Cosmetology)

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 767 – License (Cosmetology) 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…

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MISSISSIPPI H.B. 618 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 618 – Product Bans/Recall Requirements Sponsor: Representative Bobby Moak (D) Summary: States that after December 31, 2017, no person shall manufacture for sale in the State of Mississippi a personal care product, except for an over-the-counter drug, that contains synthetic plastic microbeads. States…

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MISSISSIPPI H.B. 419 – License (Cosmetology)

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 419 – License (Cosmetology) 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…

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MISSISSIPPI S.B. 2040 – License (Cosmetology)

MISSISSIPPI S.B. 2040 – License (Cosmetology) 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…

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MISSISSIPPI H.B. 175 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 175 – Chemical Bans/Restrictions Sponsor: Representative Bob Evans (D) Summary: States that beginning July 1, 2014, no manufacturer, wholesaler or retailer may manufacture, knowingly sell, offer for sale, distribute for sale or distribute for use in this state a children’s product or product…

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