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14-669.Bonds for acquiring site, building and equipping hospital in certain cities between 5,000 and 8,000; limitation; election; petition. The governing body of any city of the second class having a population of not less than five thousand nor more than eight thousand and located in a county having a population of not less than eleven thousand nor more than fourteen thousand is hereby authorized and empowered to issue bonds of said city in an amount not exceeding three hundred seventy-five thousand dollars for the purpose of acquiring a site, building and equipping a hospital: Provided, That before any such bonds shall be issued the question of issuing the same shall be submitted to a vote of the people at a regular city primary or city election or at a special election called for the purpose of submitting said question, and no bonds shall be issued until a majority of the qualified electors who shall vote on the question at such election shall declare by their votes in favor of issuing said bonds.

The governing body of such city may submit the question of the issuance of such bonds at an election on their own motion and shall submit such question whenever a petition is filed with the city clerk requesting that the question of the issuance of such bonds be submitted at an election, signed by not less than twenty-five percent of the qualified electors of such city determined on the basis of the total vote cast for secretary of state at the last preceding general election in such city. All bonds authorized by this act shall be issued, sold, delivered and retired under the provisions of article 1, chapter 10, of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1945, ch. 142, § 1; March 6.

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