2002 Regular Session
To: Public Health and Welfare
By: Senator(s) Huggins
AN ACT TO CODIFY SECTION 73-6-26, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL FOR ANY PERSON TO CLAIM THEY PERFORM CHIROPRACTIC OR ADJUSTMENTS/MANIPULATION TO THE ARTICULATIONS OF THE HUMAN BODY WITHOUT A VALID LICENSE TO PRACTICE CHIROPRACTIC, OSTEOPATHY OR MEDICINE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The following shall be codified as Section 73-6-26, Mississippi Code of 1972:
73-6-26. It shall be unlawful for any person, corporation or association to, in any manner, make claim, verbally, in writing, or by way of advertising, that they perform chiropractic or chiropractic-like adjustments/manipulation to the articulations of the human body unless they hold a valid license to practice chiropractic (D.C.), osteopathy (D.O.) or medicine (M.D.) in the State of Mississippi.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2002.