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72-5458. Modification of bond limitations. The limitations imposed by law upon school districts for the purpose of purchasing or improving a site or sites, constructing, furnishing, equipping, repairing, remodeling or making additions to buildings necessary for school district purposes, including housing and boarding pupils enrolled in an area vocational school operated under the board of education of the school district, or for the purpose of purchasing school buses may be modified as provided in article 54 of chapter 72 of [the] Kansas Statutes Annotated.

History: L. 1911, ch. 257, § 1; R.S. 1923, 75-2315; L. 1951, ch. 448, § 1; L. 1963, ch. 393, § 29; L. 1974, ch. 294, § 2; L. 1981, ch. 286, § 5; July 1.

Source or Prior Law:


Attorney General's Opinions:

Community building constructed and managed by unified school district and city; application of debt limit to bonds issued by school district. 1999-31.


1. Act not repealed by L. 1913, ch. 270; cities of second class. Board of Education v. Davis, 94 Kan.670, 673, 147 P. 57.

2. Discussed in holding K.S.A. 72-2019 unconstitutional. State, ex rel., v. Board of Education of Common School District, 173 Kan.532, 536, 249 P.2d 689.

3. Where bonds have been issued and sold it is too late to ask court to enjoin issuance or ask for return thereof. Watters v. Joint Rural High School District No. 5, 191 Kan.2, 3, 4, 378 P.2d 1021.

4. This section and succeeding sections cited in upholding validity of school bond election. West v. Unified School District, 204 Kan.29, 30, 32, 460 P.2d 103.

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