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The following words and phrases, whenever used in this Article, shall be construed as defined in this Section:
(a) "City" means the City and County of San Francisco.
(b) "Closed-Captioned Television Receiver" means a television receiver that has a built-in decoder to display Closed Captioning.
(c) "Closed Captioning" means a transcript or dialog of the audio portion of a television or other video program that is displayed on the bottom portion of a television receiver screen or other screen when the user activates the feature.
(d) "Equivalent Access" means the use of simultaneous visually assistive technology for the synchronous display of the transcript or dialog of the audio portion of a television or other video program. Suitable technologies include, but are not limited to, subtitles, rear window captioning, supertitles, and communication access real-time translation.
(e) "Person" means a natural person or any legal entity, including but not limited to a corporation, firm, partnership or trust.
(f) "Public Area" means that part of a Public Facility that is open to members of the general public. By way of example only, Public Area includes the following: (1) lobbies and reception areas of businesses open to the public; (2) waiting rooms in hospitals, out patient clinics and other medical offices; (3) service areas of bars and restaurants; (4) exercise, lounge, dressing and bar and restaurants areas of health clubs; (6) sales areas of retail stores; (7) classrooms and other parts of school buildings serving students and faculty members; and (8) service areas of barbershops, hair or nail salons.
(g) "Public Facility" means any building, business, store, office or indoor or outdoor facility of any kind that is open to all members of the general public or only to certain members of the general public (i.e., customers, patients, guests, residents, ticket holders, passengers, students, clients, members). By way of example only, a Public Facility includes the following: (1) hospitals, out-patient clinics, or other medical facilities; (2) restaurants, bars, clubs, or other establishments that serve food and/or drinks for consumption on the premises; (3) health, golf, tennis, swim or boat clubs, gyms, or other facilities used for recreation or exercise; (4) hair or nail salons, barbershops, cleaners, day spas, laundromats, travel agencies, or other facilities that offer personal services; (5) offices used by doctors, dentists, accountants, lawyers, architects, engineers, insurance agents or adjustors, or other professionals; (6) service stations, stores or shops for the repair or maintenance of appliances, shoes, motor vehicles, or other items or products; (7) automobile and motorcycle dealerships, or other showrooms for the display of merchandise offered for sale; (8) grocery and specialty food stores, or other stores that sell consumable products; (9) clothing, shoe, cookware, photo, general merchandise, gift, appliance, department, furniture and hardware stores, pharmacies, or other stores that sell goods or merchandise; (10) video arcades, game rooms, pool halls, bowling alleys, amusement parks, or other recreation or amusement center; (11) banks, savings and loan offices, brokerage houses, or other businesses offering financial services; (12) inns, hotels and motels, or other places that provide accommodations to the public; (13) motion picture houses, theaters, concert halls, stadiums, arenas, or other places used for exhibitions or entertainment; (14) libraries, book, music, and video stores, or other places that lend or sell reading, listening or viewing materials; (15) auditoriums, convention centers, lecture halls, or other places used for public gatherings; (16) terminals, depots, or other stations used for public transportation (including the San Francisco International Airport); (17) museums, galleries, or other places used to display exhibitions of art or other items; (18) public or private nursery, elementary, secondary, undergraduate, or postgraduate schools, or other places of education; (19) day care centers, senior citizen centers, homeless shelters, food banks, adoption agencies, or other social service centers or establishments; (20) parks, open spaces, zoos, or other outdoor recreation areas; and (21) City government offices.
(h) "Regular Hours" means the hours of any day in which a Public Facility is generally open to members of the general public.
(i) "Video Event" means showing a movie, television show, or other video programming at a park, open space, zoo, or other outdoor recreation area.
(Added by Ord. 111-08, File No. 080529, App. 6/30/2008; Ord. 284-08, File No. 081082, App. 12/5/2008)