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(a) "Biological Agent" means any microorganism, including bacteria, virus, infectious substance or toxin, whether engineered or naturally occurring, or any component of such microorganism, bacteria, virus, infectious substance or toxin, capable of causing death, disease or other biological malfunction in a living organism.
(b) "Biological Agent Detection Facility Response Plan" means a plan developed and written to respond to a positive detection from a Biological Agent Detector including, but not limited to: emergency coordinators and contact information, notification protocol, evacuation procedures, air handling shutdown procedures, if relevant, procedures for collection of information on potentially exposed Persons, coordination with City agencies for any decontamination or post-exposure prophylaxis procedures, confirmation of Biodetector results procedures, plan training and maintenance, and device maintenance.
(c) "Biological Agent Detector" or "Biodetector" means a device or equipment that tests for a biological agent that may be used for a terrorism attack, and includes both mobile and fixed position devices. Biological Agent Detectors include only devices that identify pathogenic Biological Agents by genus or species (e.g. Bacillus anthracis, Franciscella tularensis, Brucella sp.), or specific toxin (e.g. ricin). This definition does not include screening devices to determine the presence of protein or biological materials.
(d) "Biological Agent Detector User" or "Detector User" means a Person who owns and deploys a Biological Agent Detector.
(e) "Certificate of Registration" means a certificate issued to a Biological Agent User und this Article.
(f) "Chief' means the Chief of the San Francisco Fire Department and his or her designee.
(g) "City" means the City and County of San Francisco.
(h) "Director" means the Director of the San Francisco Department of Public Health or his or her designee.
(i) "False Alarm" means an event where a Biological Agent Detector signals a positive detection and follow up lab confirmation at a CDC approved Laboratory Response Network reference lab does not confirm the presence of a biological agent.
(j) "Fixed Position" means stationary and cannot be relocated readily.
(k) "Mobile" means capable of moving or being moved readily.
(l) "Person" means an individual, trust, firm, joint stock company, corporation,
partnership, association, but not a State or Federal governmental entity or agency.
(m) "Tax Collector" means the Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector of the City and County of San Francisco.
(Added by Ord. 211-11, File No. 110348, App. 11/3/2011, Eff. 12/3/2011)