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19-1927. Abandoned jail and site; sale; conveyance to historical society, when; conditions. Whenever any county or board of county commissioners in this state owns a tract of real estate formerly the site for its county jail, and the same is no longer used for that purpose, and a new county jail has been built elsewhere in such county, and such abandoned jail and its site is no longer in the judgment of the board of county commissioners of such county needed for county jail purposes, the board of county commissioners of such county, without a vote of the people or of the electors of such county, may (a) sell and dispose of such real estate either at public or private sale, for cash or other consideration and on such terms as the board of county commissioners of such county deems to be the best interests of the county, or (b) convey by deed, without consideration, such jail and site to a historical society incorporated under the laws of Kansas as a charitable or benevolent corporation for the purposes of a historical society, if the board finds that such jail and site should be preserved as a historical site or monument: Provided, Such conveyance shall be upon the condition that the title shall revert to the county when the property is no longer maintained and used by such historical society for the purpose for which it was conveyed.

History: L. 1937, ch. 199, § 1; L. 1957, ch. 174, § 1; June 29.

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