1998 Regular Session
To: Public Health and Welfare
By: Representative Ford
House Bill 506
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 73-7-21, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO EXTEND THE DATE OF THE REPEALER ON THE PROVISION DIRECTING THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY TO ADOPT REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE USE OF POWER DRILLS FOR FILING FINGER NAILS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 73-7-21, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
73-7-21. The board shall admit to examination for a manicurist's license any person who has made application to the board in proper form, has paid the required fee, and who:
(a) Is at least seventeen (17) years of age;
(b) Can read, write and speak English;
(c) Has successfully completed no less than two hundred fifty (250) hours of practice and related theory in manicuring and pedicuring over a period of no less than six (6) weeks in an accredited school of cosmetology in this or any other state; and
(d) Has a high school education or its equivalent.
Licensed manicurists desiring to pursue additional hours to be eligible for a license as a cosmetologist may be credited with the two hundred fifty (250) hours acquired in studying and training to be a manicurist which may be applied to the number of hours required for a cosmetology license examination.
The board shall adopt regulations governing the use of power drills for the purpose of filing false or natural finger nails. This paragraph shall stand repealed from and after July 1, 1999.
Each application or filing made under this section shall include the Social Security number(s) of the applicant in accordance with Section 93-11-64.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1998.