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19-4611.Same; lease of hospital property; contracts for management; emergency or ambulance service; expenditures for recruitment or retention of staff; loans and scholarships for staff; authority to sue; exemption from cash-basis law. (a) The board may enter into written contracts for the lease of any hospital property to any person, corporation, society or association upon such terms and conditions as deemed necessary by the board.

(b) The board may enter into written contracts for the lease of real property to be used for hospital purposes from any person, corporation, society or association upon such terms and conditions as deemed necessary by the board.

(c) The board may enter into written contracts for the lease of personal property from any person, corporation, society or association upon such terms and conditions as deemed necessary by the board. Any such contract may provide for the payment as compensation for use of such personal property a sum substantially equivalent to or in excess of the value of the personal property under an agreement that the hospital shall become, or for no further or a merely nominal consideration has the option of becoming, the owner of the personal property upon full compliance with the provisions of the contract.

(d) The board may contract for the management of any hospital with any person, corporation, society or association upon such terms and conditions as deemed necessary by the board.

(e) The board may operate and maintain an emergency medical or ambulance service upon authorization by and under contract with the commission upon such terms and conditions as are specified by the commission.

(f) The board may expend funds as deemed necessary for the recruitment or retention of staff including, but not limited to, the purchase of professional liability insurance for such staff. Such expenditures may include the expenditure of funds for the provision of loans or scholarships to aid in financing the education of persons who agree, upon completion of their education, to become members of the staff.

(g) The board may sue in its own name or in the name of the hospital. The board may be sued and may defend any action brought against it or the hospital.

(h) The board is not subject to the cash-basis law.

History: L. 1984, ch. 98, § 11; L. 1991, ch. 66, § 8; July 1.



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2017. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2017-12-14T11:16:14. Head Rev No: 343193