Committee Sub. for SB NO. 2648

                             By Senator(s) Dearing

     AMEND by inserting the following after line 239 and renumber subsequent section(s) accordingly:

     SECTION *.  Section 97-32-27, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:

     97-32-27.  (1)  "Adult" means any natural person at least eighteen (18) years old.

     (2)  "Minor" means any natural person under the age of eighteen (18) years.

     (3)  "Person" means any natural person.

     (4)  "Tobacco product" means any substance that contains tobacco including, but not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, pipes, snuff, smoking tobacco or smokeless tobacco.

     (5)  "Educational property" means any public or private school building or bus, public school campus, grounds, recreational area, athletic field or other property owned, used or operated by any local school board, school or directors for the administration of any public or private educational institution or during a school-related activity; provided, however, that the term "educational property" shall not include any sixteenth section school land or lieu land on which is not located a public school building, public school campus, public school recreational area or public school athletic field.  Educational property shall * * * include property owned or operated by the state institutions of higher learning, the public community and junior colleges, or vocational-technical complexes and privately owned colleges and universities.

     FURTHER, AMEND the title to conform.