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State Legislation Update

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 40 – State Boards of Cosmetology

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 40 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Deborah Dixon (D) Summary: Requires that each license offered by the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology to contain a current passport photograph of the license holder. Requires that applicants for license renewal submit two current…

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MISSISSIPPI H.B. 269 – State Boards of Cosmetology

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 269 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Deborah Dixon (D) Summary: Establishes that the Mississippi Board of Cosmetology can impose a fine on a licensee, for the first violation of laws and regulations, of not less $200 nor more than $500 for…

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MISSISSIPPI H.B. 270 – State Boards of Cosmetology

MISSISSIPPI H.B. 270 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Representative Deborah Dixon (D) Summary: Stipulates that the recognized testing service the Mississippi State Board of Cosmetology contracts with to conduct examinations for cosmetologists, estheticians, manicurists and instructors is to conduct the examinations at not less than…

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MISSISSIPPI S.B. 2098 – State Boards of Cosmetology

MISSISSIPPI S.B. 2098 – State Boards of Cosmetology Sponsor: Senator John Polk (R) Summary: Abolishes State Board of Cosmetology and transfers regulation to State Board of Health. Click Here for Full Text of Bill Status: Introduced; referred to Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee 1/26/2016….

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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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