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BULLETSt. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 1.28 Ordinances

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Chapter 1.28
Ordinances

Sections:

1.28.010 Numbered--Preserving.
1.28.020 Repeal does not revive.
1.28.030 City counselor to approve form.
1.28.040 Ordinance in revision a continuance.
1.28.050 Effect of repeal--On rights or actions.
1.28.060 Effect of repeal--On tenure of office.
1.28.070 Effect of repeal--On offense or penalty.
1.28.080 Hereafter and heretofore defined.

Charter:

Art. IV 10--22 Ordinances

City Counselor Ops.: 8178

1.28.010 Numbered--Preserving.

Every ordinance when passed and approved by the mayor, or when it shall have become a law, shall be sent to the register and by him shall be numbered, filed and preserved in his office.
(1948 C. Ch. 2 39.)

1.28.020 Repeal does not revive.

When an ordinance repealing a former ordinance, clause, or provision shall itself be repealed. such repeal shall not, unless it be expressly so provided, revive the former ordinance, clause or provision, or any ordinance, clause or provision theretofore repealed or superseded nor any office theretofore abolished.
(1948 C. Ch. 2 40.)

1.28.030 City counselor to approve form.

All bills embodying general ordinance provisions, before final passage by the Board of Aldermen, shall be submitted to the City counselor or associate city counselor, whose duty it shall be to examine the same without unnecessary delay and recommend alterations or modifications in the form thereof, if any are necessary, as will make all such bills altered or modified conform to the proper Charter requirements as to the form of ordinance and to the general plan of the current city code. Nothing herein shall require bills not embracing general ordinance provisions to be so submitted.
(1948 C. Ch. 2 41.)

1.28.040 Ordinance in revision a continuance.

The provisions of the ordinance in revision of the general ordinances of the City so far as they are the same as those of existing ordinances shall be a continuance of such ordinances, and not as new enactments.
(1948 C. Ch. 2 42.)

1.28.050 Effect of repeal--On rights or actions.

The repeal of any ordinance, part of ordinance or resolution shall not affect any act done or right accrued or established in any proceeding, action, suit or prosecution or other thing had or commenced previous to the time when such repeal shall take effect; but every such act, right or proceeding shall remain and continue as valid and effectual as if the provisions of any such ordinance or resolution had remained in force.
(1948 C. Ch. 2 43.)

1.28.060 Effect of repeal--On tenure of office.

The tenure of any office, or accountability of any officer of the City, shall not be affected by the repeal of any ordinance, clause or provision, unless it be otherwise expressly provided in the repealing ordinance.
(1948 C. Ch. 2 44.)

1.28.070 Effect of repeal--On offense or penalty.

No offense committed and no fine, forfeiture or penalty incurred, previous to the time when the provisions of any ordinance, parts of an ordinance or resolution shall be repealed, shall be affected, released or in any way discharged, by such repeal. The trial, conviction and punishment of all such offenses, and the recovery of such fines, forfeitures and penalties shall be had in all respects as if such provision had remained in force.
(1948 C. Ch. 2 45.)

1.28.080 Hereafter and heretofore defined.

Whenever the term "heretofore" occurs in any ordinance, it means any time previous to the day when such ordinance shall take effect. Whenever the term "hereafter" occurs, it means any time after such ordinance shall take effect.
(1948 C. Ch. 2 46.)

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