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(A) The repeal of a repealing ordinance does not revive the ordinance originally repealed, nor impair the effect of any saving clause therein.
(B) The reenactment, amendment or repeal of an ordinance does not do any of the following, except as provided in subsection (C) below:
(1) Affect the prior operation of the ordinance or any prior action taken thereunder;
(2) Affect any validation, cure, right, privilege, obligation or liability previously acquired, accrued, accorded or incurred thereunder;
(3) Affect any violation thereof or penalty, forfeiture or punishment incurred in respect thereto, prior to the amendment or repeal; or
(4) Affect any investigation, proceeding or remedy in respect of any privilege, obligation, liability, penalty, forfeiture or punishment. The investigation, proceeding or remedy may be instituted, continued or enforced, and the penalty, forfeiture or punishment imposed, as if the ordinance had not been repealed or amended.
(C) If the penalty, forfeiture or punishment for any offense is reduced by a reenactment or amendment of an ordinance, the penalty, forfeiture or punishment, if not already imposed, shall be imposed according to the ordinance as amended.
(2000 Code, § 10.06)