501.02 Board of education to enforce laws.

As the supervisor of lands appropriated by congress for the support of schools and ministerial purposes, a board of education of a school district with such lands that have been allocated for the benefit of its district shall see that the laws relating to such lands are faithfully executed. The board may bring and prosecute an action to enforce any lease upon such lands, to restrain the illegal use of such lands or the commission of waste, or to recover damages arising out of the commission of such waste, or may bring any action that is otherwise necessary to enforce such laws. Such action shall be commenced in the county wherein the land or a major portion thereof is situated.

Effective Date: 06-29-1988 .