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72-8157.Lease of equipment, land, improvements by certain school districts; disposition of proceeds; terms; limitations; cash basis and budget laws exception; election. (a) Notwithstanding any provision of K.S.A. 72-8225 to the contrary, the board of education of any school district, all or any part of which is located in any county having a population of more than three hundred thousand (300,000), as lessee, may enter into written contracts for the use of equipment, land or improvements. Any such contract may provide for annual or other payment of rent or for the payment as compensation for such use a sum substantially equivalent to or in excess of the value of such equipment, land or improvements under an agreement that the lessee shall become, or for no further or a merely nominal consideration has the option of becoming, the owner of such equipment, land or improvements upon full compliance with the provisions of the contract.

(b) Any such board of education, as lessor, may enter into written contracts with any governmental agency for the use of equipment, land or improvements which is owned by the school district. Any net proceeds received under any contract under this subsection shall be deposited in the capital outlay fund or the general fund of the school district or, if such equipment, land or improvements shall have been acquired from the proceeds of a bond issue which shall not have been fully retired at the time such contract is entered into, such net proceeds shall be deposited in the fund for bonds and interest on bonds of the school district.

(c) The term of any lease authorized by subsections (a) or (b) of this section may be for not to exceed twenty (20) years.

(d) Any contract made under authority of this section shall be subject to change or termination at any time by special or general act of the legislature. Any assignment of the lessor's rights in any contract made under subsection (a) of this section shall contain a citation of this section and a recitation that the contract and assignment thereof are subject to change or termination by special or general act of the legislature. The provisions of the cash basis and budget laws shall not apply to any lease made under authority of this section in such a manner as to prevent the intention of this section from being made effective.

(e) Prior to entering any contract made under authority of subsection (a) of this section, the board of education shall submit to the electors of the school district the question of authorizing the board to enter into such contract, and upon the affirmative vote of the majority of those voting thereon, the board shall be authorized to enter into such contract. Such election shall be held in the manner provided by law for elections on questions submitted in the district.

History: L. 1974, ch. 282, § 1; July 1.



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