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2016 Statute

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14-641.Bonds for acquiring site, building and equipment of hospital and training school for nurses in certain cities of 12,000 or over; limitation; election; war memorial; federal and state aid. The governing body of any city of the second class having a population of not less than twelve thousand and having an assessed valuation exceeding nine million dollars is hereby authorized and empowered to issue the bonds of such city in an amount not exceeding three hundred fifty thousand dollars for the purpose of acquiring a site, building and equipping a hospital and training school for nurses. Before any of such bonds shall be issued, the question of issuing same shall be submitted to the vote of the people at the next city election or at an election called for that purpose, and no bonds shall be issued until a majority of the qualified electors who shall vote on the question at such an election shall have declared by their votes in favor of issuing said bonds.

Such proposal to vote bonds may be submitted to the electors of such city as a proposal to make such hospital a war memorial municipal hospital to the inhabitants of such city who have served in the armed forces of the United States, and may be named on the ballots as such, and the cost thereof may include funds for the purpose of acquiring, erecting and the placing of plaques or tablets setting out the names of those citizens who gave their lives in the service of their country. All bonds authorized by this act shall be issued, sold, delivered and retired under the provisions of article one of chapter 10 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated and amendments thereto, and none of the debt limitations provided by law shall apply to bonds issued under this act. Such city is hereby authorized and empowered to receive and use the benefits of any federal or state aid, or both, in the construction of such hospital and training school, or the acquiring of a site, which aid may be in addition to the proposed bond issue.

History: L. 1941, ch. 159, § 1; L. 1945, ch. 137, § 1; Feb. 23.

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