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An act amending the state laws to prohibit the Permit Board from issuing any permit for a new swine concentrated animal feeling operation before January 1, 2000, unless the application was received before February 28, 1998. The moratorium established in by this act shall not apply to the issuance of any permit for a new swine concentrated animal feeding operation or the expansion of an existing swine concentrated animal feeding operation that uses an animal waste management system which the applicant demonstrates to the Permit Board is innovative in significantly reducing the effects of the operation on the public health, welfare or the environment and which is approved by the Permit Board. The act also authorizes the Commission on Environmental Quality to promulgate regulations establishing conditions, limitations, and exemptions relating to concentrated animal feeding operations, particularly in regards to the the management of animal waste, and the air and water pollution created by these operations.Year: 1998•State: Mississippi•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Mississippi Legislature
This act creates a fund specifically to aid military families. Call the "Mississippi Military Family Relief Fund", which shall be utilized to make grants to families that experience a financial hardship as a result of a family member who is a member of the Mississippi National Guard or is a Mississippi resident and member of the Reserves of the Armed Forces of the United States.Year: 2017•State: Mississippi•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Mississippi State Legislature
This act states that school districts are no longer required to place youth returning from an out-of-home placement into an alternative school. School districts must individually assess transitioning youth using a strengths and needs assessment that includes a determination of the youth's academic strengths and deficiencies. The individual assessment must also include a plan for transitioning the youth to a regular education setting at the earliest possible date. (Summary by the National Juvenile Justice Network.)Year: 2011•State: Mississippi•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Mississippi Legislature
This act requires health insurance plans in this state to provide coverage for telemedicine services to the same extent that the services would be covered if they were provided through in person consultation. The act also authorizes a health care practitioner licensed in this state to prescribe, dispense or administer drugs or medical supplies, or otherwise provide treatment recommendations, to a patient after having performed an appropriate examination of the patient either in person or by the use of telemedicine. Telemedicine means the delivery of health care services such as diagnosis, consultation, or treatment through the use of interactive audio, video, or other electronic media. Telemedicine must be real time consultation, and does not include the use of audio only telephone, email, or facsimile.Year: 2013•State: Mississippi•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Mississippi Legislature