• As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:
    • (1) “Board” means the sex offender treatment board created in § 39-13-704;

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 39-13-703

      • Board: means the sex offender treatment board created in §. See Tennessee Code 39-13-703
      • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
      • Minor: means any person under eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
      • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
      • Person: includes the singular and the plural and means and includes any individual, firm, partnership, copartnership, association, corporation, governmental subdivision or agency, or other organization or other legal entity, or any agent or servant thereof. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
      • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
      • Sex offender: means any person who is convicted in this state, on or after January 1, 1996, of any sex offense, or if such person has been convicted in another state of an offense that would constitute a sex offense in this state, and who is subject to parole or probation supervision by the department of correction pursuant to an interstate compact. See Tennessee Code 39-13-703
      • Sex offense: means any felony or misdemeanor offense described as follows:

        • (A) The commission of any act that, on or after January 1, 1996, constitutes the criminal offense of:

      (2) “Sex offender” means any person who is convicted in this state, on or after January 1, 1996, of any sex offense, or if such person has been convicted in another state of an offense that would constitute a sex offense in this state, and who is subject to parole or probation supervision by the department of correction pursuant to an interstate compact;

    • (3) “Sex offense” means any felony or misdemeanor offense described as follows:

      • (A) The commission of any act that, on or after January 1, 1996, constitutes the criminal offense of:

        • (i) Rape of a child, as defined in § 39-13-522;

        • (ii) Aggravated rape, as defined in § 39-13-502;

        • (iii) Rape, as defined in § 39-13-503;

        • (iv) Aggravated sexual battery, as defined in § 39-13-504;

        • (v) Sexual battery, as defined in § 39-13-505;

        • (vi) Statutory rape, as defined in § 39-13-506;

        • (vii) Incest, as defined in § 39-15-302;

        • (viii) Criminal attempt, conspiracy, or solicitation to commit any of the offenses specified in this subdivision (3)(A); and

        • (ix) Criminal responsibility for the facilitation of a felony when the specific felony facilitated is any of the offenses specified in this subdivision (3)(A); or

      • (B) The commission of any act that, on or after July 1, 2008, constitutes the criminal offense of:

        • (i) Sexual battery by an authority figure, as defined in § 39-13-527;

        • (ii) Solicitation of a minor, as defined in § 39-13-528;

        • (iii) Exploitation of a minor by electronic means, as defined in § 39-13-529; provided, that the victim of the offense is less than thirteen (13) years of age;

        • (iv) Aggravated rape of a child, as defined in § 39-13-531;

        • (v) Statutory rape by an authority figure, as defined in § 39-13-532;

        • (vi) Sexual exploitation of a minor, as defined in § 39-17-1003;

        • (vii) Aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor, as defined in § 39-17-1004;

        • (viii) Especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor, as defined in § 39-17-1005;

        • (ix) Criminal attempt, conspiracy, or solicitation to commit any of the offenses specified in this subdivision (3)(B); and

        • (x) Criminal responsibility for the facilitation of a felony when the specific felony facilitated is any of the offenses specified in this subdivision (3)(B); and

    • (4) “Treatment” means therapy and supervision of any sex offender that conforms to the standards created by the board pursuant to § 39-13-704.