This Chapter and each section and provision of this Chapter, are hereby declared to be independent sections and subsections and, notwithstanding any other evidence of legislative intent, the Council of the City of Fairborn, by adoption of the legislation containing this section, hereby states that it is the controlling legislative intent that if any provisions of said Chapter, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held to be invalid, the remaining sections or provisions and the application of such sections and provisions to any person or circumstances other than those to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby, and it is hereby declared that such sections and provisions would have been passed independently if such section or provision were so known to be invalid. The adoption of this Chapter in a single legislative act is merely for convenience. It is the intent that each and every separate part hereof be severable so as to leave in effect as much of this Chapter as is not found invalid so as to provide as much benefit to its citizens as possible while still protecting the rights guaranteed under the U.S. and State Constitution. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to permit the use of a Computerized Internet Sweepstakes Device or operation of Computerized Internet Sweepstakes Terminal Café if such use or operation are determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal within the State of Ohio.
(Ord. 03-12. Passed 2-20-12.)