155.14 County hospitals; bonds; maturities; interest; etc.—Whenever any county in this state shall have provided for the appointment of hospital trustees and has voted a tax for hospital purposes, as authorized by law, the said county shall issue bonds in anticipation of the collection of such tax in such sum and amounts as the board of hospital trustees shall certify to the board of county commissioners of said county to be necessary for the purpose contemplated by such tax, but such funds in the aggregate shall not exceed the amount which might be realized by said tax based on the amount which may be yielded on the property valuation of the year in which the tax is voted, and such bonds shall mature in not to exceed 30 years from date and shall be in sums of not less than $100, nor more than $1,000, drawing interest at a rate not exceeding 7.5 percent per annum, payable annually or semiannually; said bonds shall be payable at the pleasure of the county after 5 years and each of said bonds shall provide that it is subject to this condition and shall not be sold for less than provided by law for other county bonds and shall be substantially in the form provided for county bonds, but subject to changes that will conform them to the provisions of this law, and be numbered consecutively and redeemable in the order of their issue.
History.—s. 11, ch. 20905, 1941; s. 2, ch. 26513, 1951; s. 8, ch. 73-302.