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As used in this chapter:
(a) "Alcoholic liquor" means any spirituous, vinous, malt, fermented liquor, liquids or compounds, whether or not medicated, proprietary, patented, and by whatever name called, containing ½ of 1% or more of alcohol by volume which are fit for use for beverage purposes as defined and classified by the Liquor Commission according to alcoholic content as belonging to one of the varieties defined in M.C.L.A. 436.1105.
(b) "Any bodily alcohol content" means either of the following:
(1) An alcohol content of 0.02 grams or more per 100 milliliters of blood, per 210 liters of breath, or per 67 milliliters of urine.
(2) Any presence of alcohol within a person's body resulting from the consumption of alcoholic liquor, other than consumption of alcoholic liquor as a part of a generally recognized religious service or ceremony.
(c) "Child" means any person less than sixteen years of age.
(d) "Emergency" means unforeseen circumstances or a resulting state or condition requiring immediate action, such as a fire, natural disaster, accident, illness or similar situation requiring immediate action to prevent or treat serious injury or loss to person or property.
(e) "Establishment" means any privately-owned place of business or premises operated for a profit to which the public is invited, including any place of amusement or entertainment.
(f) "Guardian" means a person ordered to be such by a court or a public or private agency to provide care, custody or control of a youth.
(g) "Minor" means any person less than twenty-one years of age.
(h) "Nonpublic school" means a state-approved private, denominational or parochial school giving educational instruction to children below the age of sixteen.
(i) "Parent" means a person who is a natural, adoptive or step-parent or someone at least eighteen years old authorized in writing by a parent or guardian, and who has legal care, custody or control of a youth or child.
(j) "Public place" means any place to which the public has access and includes, but is not limited to, any street, highway, road, alley, park, playground or other public grounds, public places, public buildings and vacant lots.
(k) "Public school" is as defined in the School Code of 1976, being M.C.L.A. 380.5, which includes a public school academy.
(l) "Temporary care facility" means a non-locked, non-restrictive shelter at which a child may wait under supervision to be retrieved by a parent.
(m) "Tobacco products" means any product that contains tobacco and is intended for human consumption, including, but not limited to: cigarettes; cigars; non-cigarette smoking tobacco, which means tobacco sold in loose or bulk form, that is intended for consumption by smoking and includes, but is not limited to, pipe tobacco and roll-your-own cigarette tobacco; and smokeless tobacco, which includes, but is not limited to, chewing tobacco and tobacco snuff.
(1) "Chewing tobacco" means shredded, powdered, or pulverized tobacco that may be inhaled through the nostrils, chewed, or placed against the gums.
(2) "Tobacco snuff" means shredded, powdered, or pulverized tobacco that may be inhaled through the nostrils, chewed, or placed against the gums.
(n) "Use a tobacco product" means to smoke, chew, suck, inhale or otherwise consume a tobacco product.
(o) "Youth" means any person less than eighteen years of age.
(Ord. 22-95. Passed 7-18-95; Ord. 1-01. Passed 1-16-01; Ord. 17-04. Passed 8-17-04; Ord. 20-04. Passed 10-5-04; Ord. 17-05. Passed 8-16-05; Ord. 16-06. Passed 9-5-06.)