Any Section or part of any Section in this Charter, insofar as it should conflict with the provisions of Section A8.609 or with any part thereof, shall be superseded by the contents of Section A8.609. Section A8.609 shall be interpreted to be consistent with all federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. If any words, phrases, clauses, sentences, subsections, provisions or portions of Section A8.609 are held to be invalid or unconstitutional by a final judgment of a court, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining words, phrases, clauses, sentences, subsections, provisions or portions of this Section A8.609. If any words, phrases, clauses, sentences, subsections, provisions or portions of this Section A8.609 are held invalid as applied to any person, circumstance, employee or category of employee, such invalidity shall not affect any application of this Section A8.609 which can be given effect. Section A8.609 shall be broadly construed to achieve its stated purposes.
(Added by Proposition C, Approved 11/8/2011)