101.04  REVIVOR; EFFECT OF AMENDMENT OR REPEAL.
   (a)    When a law which repealed a former law is repealed, the former law is not thereby revived. (ORC 1.19)
   (b)    When a provision of the Codified Ordinances is repealed or amended, such repeal or amendment does not affect pending actions, prosecutions or proceedings, civil or criminal. When the repeal or amendment relates to the remedy, it does not affect pending actions, prosecutions or proceedings, unless so expressed, nor does any repeal or amendment affect causes of such action, prosecution or proceeding, existing at the time of such amendment or repeal, unless otherwise expressly provided in the amending or repealing law. (ORC 1.20)
   (c)    When a provision of the Codified Ordinances is repealed, such repeal does not:
      (1)    Affect any rights or liabilities which exist, have accrued or have been incurred by virtue of such repealed provision;
      (2)    Affect an action or proceeding for the enforcement of any rights or liabilities existing or arising thereunder;
      (3)    Relieve any person from punishment for an act committed in violation of such repealed provision;
      (4)    Affect an indictment or prosecution for a violation of such repealed provision.
   For the purposes of this section, such repealed provision shall continue in full force and effect notwithstanding such repeal, provided this does not affect the limitation of actions, prosecutions or proceedings imposed by any State statute.
(ORC 1.21)