Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

Miss. Code Ann. 83-17-509

Summary Title

License Reciprocity: Public Adjuster


A pharmacist can dispense or distribute an opioid antagonist to an individual at risk of experiencing an opioid-related overdose, to an individual in a position to assist another who can overdose, or to an overdose prevention and education program.

Full Title

Emergency licenses; conditions for issuing; fee

Full Text

In the event of a catastrophe or emergency which arises out of a disaster, Act of God, riot, civil commotion, conflagration or other similar occurrence, the commissioner, upon application, may issue an emergency license to persons who are residents or nonresidents of this state and who may or may not be otherwise licensed public adjusters. Such emergency license shall remain in force for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days, unless extended for an additional period of ninety (90) days by the commissioner. The applicant must be certified by (a) a person licensed under the provisions of this article, or by (b) such other person as may be approved by the commissioner. The licensed public adjuster or other person who certifies the applicant under the provisions of this section shall be responsible for the loss or claims practices of the emergency license holder.    Within five (5) days of any applicant beginning work as a public adjuster under this section, the application and certification provided for in the preceding paragraph shall be provided to the commissioner without such public adjuster being deemed in violation of this article, provided that the commissioner, after notice and hearing, may revoke the emergency license upon the grounds as otherwise contained in this article providing for revocation of a public adjuster's license.    The fee for an emergency license shall be in an amount not to exceed Fifty Dollars ($ 50.00) as determined by the commissioner and shall be due and payable within thirty (30) days of the issuance of such emergency license.