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As used in sections 4.888 and 4.889.

“Firearm” means a weapon, by whatever name known, which is designed to expel a projectile by the action of smokeless powder and which is readily capable of use as a weapon.

“Handgun” means any conventional pistol or revolver using a fixed cartridge containing a propellant charge, primer and projectile, and designed to be aimed or fired otherwise than from the shoulder and which fires a single shot for each pressure on the trigger device.

“Minor” means a person under 18 years of age.

“Public place” means a place to which the general public has access and includes, but is not limited to, hallways, lobbies and other parts of apartment houses and hotels not constituting rooms or apartments designed for actual residence, and highways, streets, schools, places of amusement, parks, playgrounds and premises used in connection with public passenger transportation.

(Section 4.890 added by Ordinance No. 19462, enacted April 13, 1987, and amended by Ordinance No. 19686, enacted May 14, 1990.)