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19-4470.Same; application; adoption and operation of provisions. The provisions of this act shall apply only to counties of this state having a population of more than five thousand (5,000) and less than twelve thousand (12,000) and an assessed taxable tangible valuation of more than seventy-five million dollars ($75,000,000), to counties having a population of more than three thousand eight hundred (3,800) and less than four thousand three hundred (4,300) and an assessed taxable tangible valuation of more than twenty-one million dollars ($21,000,000) and less than twenty-four million dollars ($24,000,000), and to counties having a population of more than three thousand (3,000) and not more than four thousand (4,000) and an assessed taxable tangible valuation of more than twenty-eight million dollars ($28,000,000) and not more than fifty million dollars ($50,000,000), in which the question of the adoption of the provisions of this act shall have been submitted to and shall have been approved by the qualified electors of the county in the manner provided herein. The board of county commissioners of any such county, by resolution adopted not less than ninety (90) days preceding the date fixed for the holding of the primary election in the month of August of an even-numbered year, may direct the county election officer to place such proposition on the ballot at said primary election. The board of county commissioners shall direct its placement on the ballot whenever (1) the governing body of any city located within the county, having a population equal to not less than twenty-five percent (25%) of the total population of such county shall request that such proposition be placed on the ballot, by resolution adopted not less than ninety (90) days preceding the date fixed for the holding of the primary election in the month of August of an even-numbered year, or (2) the county election officer shall certify that a petition, requesting that the proposition be placed on the ballot and signed by qualified electors of such county equal in number to not less than five percent (5%) of the qualified electors of the county, has been filed in the county election office not less than ninety (90) days preceding the date fixed for the holding of the primary election in the month of August of an even-numbered year. Notice of any election held pursuant to this section shall be given in the manner prescribed by K.S.A. 10-120.

Upon the ballot the proposition shall be stated as follows:

"Shall the county of ______________________

                                         (Name of county)

adopt the provisions of the 1974 consolidated law enforcement act, as contained in K.S.A. 19-4468 to 19-4486, inclusive, and any amendments thereto, whereby a county law enforcement agency assumes control of the principal law enforcement duties presently held by the county and the cities therein?"

If a majority of the votes cast upon such proposition shall be in favor thereof, the provisions of this act shall govern the enforcement of law and the providing of police protection within such county in the manner hereinafter provided.

History: L. 1974, ch. 130, § 3; L. 1975, ch. 174, § 1; L. 1976, ch. 143, § 1; April 17.



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