Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

House Bill 108

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Background

Title

Description: Acupuncture; provide for licensure and regulation of the practice of.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

101/12/00(H)Referred To Public Health and Welfare
203/07/00(H)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2000
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredYes

House Committee:

Principal Author: Holland

Title: AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE AND REGULATION OF THE PRACTICE OF ACUPUNCTURE; TO CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF ACUPUNCTURE AND PRESCRIBE ITS POWERS AND DUTIES; TO PROVIDE THAT THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SHALL PROVIDE NECESSARY ADMINISTRATIVE AND FISCAL SUPPORT FOR THE BOARD; TO PRESCRIBE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR A PERSON TO BE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE THE LICENSURE EXAMINATION; TO PRESCRIBE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN ACUPUNCTURE SCHOOL TO BE ACCEPTABLE; TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSE RENEWAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS; TO PROVIDE FOR EXAMINATION AND LICENSE FEES; TO PRESCRIBE CERTAIN SANITATION PRACTICES TO BE FOLLOWED IN THE PRACTICE OF ACUPUNCTURE; TO SPECIFY GROUNDS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTION BY THE BOARD; TO AUTHORIZE CERTAIN DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS THAT THE BOARD MAY TAKE AGAINST LICENSEES; TO PROVIDE CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN ACTIONS; TO PROVIDE THAT THIS ACT DOES NOT APPLY TO ANY HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL LICENSED UNDER ANOTHER STATE STATUTE; TO CREATE A SPECIAL FUND IN THE STATE TREASURY FOR MONIES RECEIVED BY THE BOARD, WHICH SHALL BE USED BY THE BOARD IN IMPLEMENTING AND ADMINISTERING THE ACT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/07/00 at 17:20.



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