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19-1931.Jail facilities in certain counties; issuance of bonds; election; debt limitations inapplicable. The board of county commissioners of any county having a population of not less than thirty-seven thousand (37,000) and not more than forty-one thousand (41,000) and having an assessed taxable tangible valuation of not less than sixty-five million dollars ($65,000,000) and not more than seventy million dollars ($70,000,000), for the purpose of acquiring a site for and building, equipping and furnishing a new county jail to replace an existing jail which has been condemned as being unsafe, is hereby authorized to issue general obligation bonds of said county in an amount not to exceed the sum of six hundred thousand dollars ($600,000) to pay the costs thereof. Such bonds shall be issued pursuant to the general bond law: Provided, That no such bonds shall be issued until the question of the issuance of such bonds shall have been submitted to the qualified electors of such county at a special election called for that purpose or at any regular election and a majority of those voting on the question shall have declared by their votes to be in favor of the issuance of the bonds. Such bond election may be called by the county commissioners and shall be held in accordance with the provisions of the general bond law. Any bonds issued hereunder shall not be subject to or within any bonded debt limitation prescribed by any other law of this state and shall not be considered or included in applying any other law limiting bonded indebtedness.

History: L. 1975, ch. 148, § 1; Feb. 17.

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