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Regulator Services Bureau

Consumer Protection

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Adam Choate, Director

P.O. Box 1609
Jackson, MS 39215
Telephone: 601.359.1148
Fax: 601.359.1175

MDAC Consumer ProtectionThe purpose of the Bureau of Regulatory Services is to effectively and efficiently administer and enforce the laws and regulations charged to the Bureau. The foremost goals are to protect the health and economic welfare of all citizens, to afford a measure of economic protection which citizens cannot provide for themselves, and to strive for equity in the market place which, when realized, works to the good of all citizens of this state.

Mississippi requires the manufacturer or distributor of any weighing device(s) offered for sale, sold, installed for commercial use, or used commercially shall subject such device to type evaluation testing by National Type Evaluation Program (NTEP), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Any weighing device not covered by a certificate of conformance from such agency shall not be used commercially in this state.