COUNTIES AND COUNTY LAW
COUNTY HOSPITAL BOARDS
31-3601. Resolution of county commissioners — Hearing and notice. Any county which now has or may plan to build, purchase or by any other means acquire a county hospital shall create a county hospital board in the following manner: The board of county commissioners shall, by appropriate motion or resolution adopted and incorporated in its minutes, signify that it is the intention of the board of county commissioners to create a county hospital board for the purpose of conducting, operating and maintaining a county hospital or hospitals in accordance with the provisions of this act, and shall fix a date, not less than three (3) nor more than six (6) weeks from the date of the adoption of such motion or resolution, for a hearing, and shall order the clerk of the board to publish notice of such meeting in one (1) or more newspapers published and having general circulation in the county, which notice shall include the time and place of such hearing, at which the board of county commissioners will hear any person or persons interested upon the matter of whether a hospital board shall be created within such county, which publication shall be made at least two (2) weeks before the date set for such hearing.
[31-3601, added 1946 (1st E.S.), ch. 38, sec. 1, p. 75; am. 1982, ch. 340, sec. 1, p. 851.]