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80-2513.Same; bonds; election; use of proceeds; debt limitation. (a) The board of any hospital is hereby authorized to issue bonds of the taxing district of the hospital for the purpose of providing funds to be used for acquiring a site, constructing and equipping of a hospital building in the manner and subject to the requirements and limitations set forth in subsections (c), (d) and (e).

(b) Such board is hereby authorized to issue bonds of the taxing district for the purpose of providing funds to be used to reconstruct, build an addition to, or improve or equip an existing hospital building, or the purchase of improved or unimproved real estate for the use of the hospital, or for any one or more of such purposes in the manner and subject to the requirements and limitations set forth in subsections (c), (d) and (e).

(c) No bonds shall be issued under authority of this section unless and until the question of the issuance of same has been submitted to the qualified electors of such taxing district at a special election called for that purpose and a majority of those voting on the proposition shall have declared by their votes to be in favor of the issuance of the same. The board shall have power to call such special election, and notice thereof shall be given pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 10-120 and amendments thereto; and the election returns of the special election shall be made to the secretary and be canvassed by the board.

(d) All bonds issued under the authority conferred by this section shall be issued, registered, sold, delivered and retired in accordance with the provisions of the general bond law, and such bonds and the interest thereon shall be paid by general tax to be levied upon all the taxable tangible property within the taxing district of the hospital, including all territories attached as provided in K.S.A. 80-2522.

(e) At no time shall the total bonded indebtedness of any such taxing district exceed 15% of the assessed value of all of the taxable tangible property within the district as shown by the assessment books of the year next preceding the one in which a new issue of bonds is proposed to be made.

History: L. 1984, ch. 374, § 13; July 1.



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