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FOLLOWS: <br />ORDINANCE NO. 5834 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM <br />REPEALING SUBSECTION .040 OF SECTION <br />1.09.050 OF CHAPTER 1.09 OF TITLE 1 <br />OF THE ANAHEIM MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING <br />TO CAMPAIGN REFORM; AND DECLARING THAT <br />THIS ORDINANCE IS AN EMERGENCY MEASURE <br />WHICH SHALL TAKE IMMEDIATE EFFECT <br />THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM DOES ORDAIN AS <br />SECTION 1. <br />That subsection .040 of Section 1.09.050 of Chapter <br />1.09 of Title 1 of the Anaheim Municipal Code be, and the same is <br />hereby, repealed. <br />adoption. <br />SECTION 2. EFFECTIVE DATE OF ORDINANCE. <br />This ordinance shall take effect immediately upon its <br />SECTION 3. DECLARATION OF URGENCY. <br />The City Council declares that this ordinance is <br />necessary as an emergency measure for the immediate preservation <br />of the public peace, health or safety pursuant to Section 511 of <br />the City Charter and the reasons for its urgency are as follows: <br />1. The City Council added Chapter 1.09 to Title 1 of <br />the Anaheim Municipal Code by Ordinance No. 5360 adopted April 6, <br />1993, which Chapter 1.09 was subsequently repealed and readopted <br />by Ordinance No. 5704 on October 19, 1999. <br />2. Said Chapter 1.09 of the Anaheim Municipal Code, <br />known as the City of Anaheim Campaign Reform Law, in both its <br />prior and its current codification, includes subsection .040 of <br />Section 1.09.050 ("Section 1.09.050.040") which limits <br />contributions to persons or committees making independent <br />expenditures supporting or opposing candidates for city office in <br />Anaheim under certain specified circumstances. <br />3. On or about October 24, 2002, The Lincoln Club of <br />Orange County, The Lincoln Club of Orange County State PAC, and <br />The Lincoln Club of Orange County Independent Expenditure PAC <br />(the "Lincoln Clubs") filed suit in United States District Court, <br />1 <br />