Article I – Constitution and Laws

Section 1

Nothing herein shall conflict with the Constitution of the United States of America, the laws of the United States of America, the Constitution of the State of Ohio, and the laws of the State of Ohio.

Section 2

Any matter which is determined to conflict with Section 1 shall be of no force and effect. All constitutional provisions and laws of the United States of America and of the State of Ohio are hereby incorporated by reference and made a part hereof.

Section 3

Each clause of this Constitution and associated Bylaws shall be considered separately and the illegality or enforceability of any one clause shall not affect any other clause.

Section 4

Changes to numbering or organization of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC) shall not affect the validity of any Article, Section, or Clause of this Constitution or its associated bylaws wherein such references may appear.