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Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 117, GENERAL
PROVISIONS, page 537, after line 24, by adding an appropriately
numbered paragraph to read:
/ 117.___. (GP: Smoking in Public) In addition to the locations where it is unlawful to possess lighted smoking material pursuant to the Clean Indoor Air Act, for the current fiscal year, there is imposed a twenty-five dollar civil fine for possessing lighted smoking material in any public place. Revenue resulting from civil fine and Revenues payable to this State pursuant to the Master Settlement Agreement may be used to enforce the provisions of this paragraph.
For purposes of this paragraph, lighted smoking material also includes tobacco -derived products and vapor products. For purposes of this paragraph:
(1) 'Tobacco-derived product' means any noncombustible product derived from tobacco that contains nicotine and is intended for human consumption, whether chewed, absorbed, dissolved or ingested by any other means, but does not include a vapor product or any product regulated by the United States Food and Drug Administration under Chapter V of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
(2) 'Vapor product' means a noncombustible tobacco-derived product containing nicotine, such as an electronic cigarette, that employs a mechanical heating element, battery or electronic circuit, regardless of shape or size, that can be used to heat a liquid nicotine solution contained in a vapor cartridge. 'Vapor product' includes any vapor cartridge that can be used with or in a vapor product and containing liquid nicotine solution, but does not include any product regulated by the United States Food and Drug Administration under Chapter V of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act." /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend totals and titles to conform.