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13-13a24.Extension of taxing district; petition; election; eligible voters. (a) The taxing district of any municipal university which has heretofore been established under the provisions of article 13a of chapter 13 of Kansas Statutes Annotated may be extended to include the entire territory of the county in which the municipal university is located in the manner provided in this section.

(b) Whenever a petition, signed by not less than ten percent (10%) of the registered voters residing outside of the city but within the county in which such university is located, shall be filed in the office of the county election officer not less than sixty (60) days preceding the date fixed for the holding of the general election in November in any even-numbered year requesting the same, the question of extending the taxing district of said municipal university to the entire territory of said county shall be submitted to the electors of such county residing outside of the corporate limits of the city in which such university is located for their approval or rejection at the general election held in November of such year. Such election shall be conducted in the manner provided by law for elections on questions submitted in the county. Whenever such proposition has been submitted to and been rejected by the voters voting at an election held thereon such proposition shall not again be submitted to the voters of such county. The question shall be stated on the ballot as follows:

"Shall the taxing district of ______________ university of ______________ be extended to include the entire territory of ______________ county, Kansas?"

The first blank shall be filled with the name of the university. The second blank shall be filled with the name of the municipality. The third blank shall be filled with the name of the county in which the university is located. All registered voters residing within the county but outside the corporate limits of the city in which such university is located may vote at the election. If a majority of those voting at such election shall vote in favor of extending the taxing district of the municipal university, the same shall thereupon be extended to the entire territory of the county in which the municipal university is located for all purposes, including the purpose of the budget adopted and taxes certified in the year next succeeding the election, and for all years thereafter.

History: L. 1976, ch. 87, § 1; July 1.



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