MISSISSIPPI H.B. 1279 – State Boards of Cosmetology

Sponsor: Representative Becky Currie (R)

Summary: Creates a State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering to regulate the practices of cosmetology and barbering in Mississippi. Adds the name “State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering” to existing provisions of statutes that govern the State Board of Cosmetology currently.

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Status: Introduced in House and referred to Public Health and Human Services Committee 1/20/2014. Failed to meet Committee deadline 2/4/2014. Failed on adjournment 4/2/2014.

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