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(a) "Firearm" shall mean any device, designed to be used as a weapon or modified to be used as a weapon, that expels a projectile by the force of an explosion or other form of combustion.
(b) "Firearm ammunition" shall mean any cartridge or encasement containing a bullet or projectile, propellent or explosive charge, and a primer which is used in the operation of a firearm.
(c) "Firearm ammunition component" shall mean any cartridge or encasement, bullet or projectile, primer or propellent or explosive material used in the manufacture of ammunition.
(d) "Firearm capable of being concealed upon the person" shall mean any such firearm as defined in California Penal Code Section 12001(a).
(e) "Transfer" shall include, but shall not be limited to, the redemption of a pawned or pledged firearm by any individual including the individual who pawned or pledged the firearm.
(f) "Ultracompact firearm" shall mean any pistol, revolver, handgun or other firearm that is 6.75 inches or less in length or 4.5 inches or less in height, measured with the magazine detached, but shall not include any such firearm that is an unsafe handgun defined by Section 12126 of the California Penal Code.
(Added by Ord. 91-94, App. 2/25/94; amended by Ord. 225-96, App. 6/7/96; Ord. 283-96, App. 7/3/96, Eff. 1/1/97; Ord. 131-99, File No. 990493, App. 5/28/99; Ord. 62-00, File No. 000197, App. 4/14/2000; Ord. 242-00, File No. 000950, App. 10/27/2000; Ord. 260-04, File No. 031932, App. 11/4/2004)