Any person requesting the disclosure of personal information from department records who misrepresents that person’s identity or makes a false statement to the department on any application required to be submitted pursuant to this chapter commits a Class C misdemeanor, punishable only by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000).

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 55-25-112

  • Department: means the department of safety, the department of revenue and the county clerk's office when acting as an agent of these departments, or the duly authorized agents or contractors thereof, responsible to compile and maintain motor vehicle records. See Tennessee Code 55-25-103
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: means an individual, organization or entity, but does not include this state or an agency of this state. See Tennessee Code 55-25-103
  • Personal information: means information that identifies a person, including an individual's photograph, or computerized image, social security number, driver identification number, name, address excluding the five-digit zip code, telephone number, and medical or disability information, but does not include information on vehicular accidents, driving or equipment-related violations, and driver license or registration status. See Tennessee Code 55-25-103