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48-308. City, county and school district may aid national or state guard; bonds of city or county. Every city and county in the state of Kansas now having or that may hereafter have a national guard organization or a state guard organization within its boundaries, and every city having a national guard or state guard organization within five miles of its boundaries, is hereby authorized and empowered to render such financial assistance as it may deem wise and patriotic to such national guard organization, state guard organization or the military board of the state of Kansas, either by donating lands or buildings, donating the use of lands or buildings, or by contributing money for the equipping and maintenance of such national guard organization or state guard organization, or to the military board for acquiring or constructing an armory or armories except (a) that bonds of such city or county may be issued and sold, as provided by law, to raise the money for such purposes when authorized by a majority of the electors thereof voting at an election called and held, and bonds issued thereunder in accordance with the provisions of the general bond law; (b) that the governing body of any city of the first class located in any county having a population of not less than 110,000 and having an assessed tangible valuation of more than $150,000,000, and owning and operating a municipal airport and the board of county commissioners of any county in which such city is located which owns and operates a municipal airport, may issue and sell not to exceed $50,000 of bonds for the purpose of rendering financial assistance in the construction of a national guard armory to be used by a national guard air squadron; and (c) that every school district in the state of Kansas now having or that may hereafter have a national guard or state guard organization within its boundaries may lease or donate lands, buildings or equipment to such national guard or state guard organization.

History: L. 1919, ch. 220, § 1; R.S. 1923, 48-308; L. 1941, ch. 274, § 1; L. 1943, ch. 201, § 1; L. 1949, ch. 301, § 1; L. 1953, ch. 263, § 1; L. 1988, ch. 301, § 10; July 1.


1. County commissioners cannot agree to give aid past their term of office. State, ex rel., v. Wyandotte County Comm'rs, 131 Kan. 747, 748, 750, 293 P. 525.

2. City without authority to lease and rent armory to military board. State, ex rel., v. City of Lawrence, 150 Kan. 353, 355, 92 P.2d 31.

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