§ 3501.



“Firearm” shall have the same meaning as in San Francisco Police Code Section 613.1(a).


“Dealer” means any person engaged in the business of selling firearms at wholesale or retail and specifically includes pawnbrokers who take or receive firearms as security for the payment or repayment of money.


“Importer” means any person engaged in the business of importing or bringing firearms into the United States for sale or distribution.


“Manufacturer” means any person in business to manufacture or assemble a firearm or ammunition for sale or distribution.


Law enforcement agency” means a federal, state or local law enforcement agency, state militia or an agency of the United States government.


Law enforcement official” means any officer or agent of an agency defined in paragraph (e) of this section who is authorized to use a firearm in the course of his or her work.


“Internal personalized safety feature” means any internal locking device or other mechanical or electrical device integral to the frame of the firearm that prevents any unauthorized use of the firearm. Such mechanical or electrical devices can include but are not limited to devices that use computer microchips, radio signals or user fingerprints as a means to “recognize” an authorized user. A trigger lock or other external device shall not be considered an internal personalized safety feature.


(Added by Ord. 288-00, File No. 001490, App. 12/22/2000. Former Section 3501 was added by Ord. 311-82, App. 6/28/82; repealed by Ord. 288-00)


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