Any practitioner determined by the court to have violated § 56-47-103 shall be deemed to have committed an act involving moral turpitude that is inimical to the public well-being. The court or prosecutor shall notify the appropriate licensing authority in this state of the judgment for appropriate disciplinary action, including revocation of any such professional’s license, and may notify appropriate licensing authorities in any other jurisdictions where the practitioner is licensed. Any victim may notify the appropriate licensing authorities in this state and any other jurisdiction where the practitioner is licensed, of the conviction. The state licensing authority shall take appropriate administrative action authorized by state law, to consider the imposition of any administrative sanctions or license revocations as provided by law against the practitioner. It is recommended by the general assembly that the state supreme court shall take appropriate action, including, but not limited to, disbarment with respect to any attorney found guilty of such felony. All the referrals to the appropriate licensing or other agencies, and all dispositive actions of the licensing or other agencies, shall be a matter of public record.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 56-47-107

  • Attorney: means the person designated and authorized by subscribers as the attorney-in-fact having authority to obligate them on reciprocal insurance contracts. See Tennessee Code 56-16-102
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Practitioner: means a licensee of this state authorized to practice medicine and surgery, psychology, chiropractic or law or any other licensee of state or person required to be licensed in this state whose services are compensated either in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by insurance proceeds. See Tennessee Code 56-47-102
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105