• As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:
    • (1) “Commissioner” means the commissioner of commerce and insurance or the commissioner’s designee or, in the event of the commissioner’s or designee’s absence or vacancy in the office of the commissioner, the deputy commissioner;

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 62-9-101

      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance or the commissioner's designee or, in the event of the commissioner's or designee's absence or vacancy in the office of the commissioner, the deputy commissioner. See Tennessee Code 62-9-101
      • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
      • Department: means the department of commerce and insurance. See Tennessee Code 62-9-101
      • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
      • Person: means an individual, association, partnership, corporation, or any other legally cognizable organization or entity. See Tennessee Code 62-9-101
      • Scrap metal: means any ferrous or nonferrous metal that is no longer used for its original purpose and is capable of being processed for reuse by a metal recycling facility, including, but not limited to, iron, brass, wire, cable, copper, bronze, aluminum, platinum, lead, solder, steel, stainless steel, catalytic converters or other similar obsolete ferrous or nonferrous metals, but shall not include recyclable aluminum cans. See Tennessee Code 62-9-101
      • 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

      (2) “Department” means the department of commerce and insurance;

    • (3) “Licensed HVAC contractor” means a person holding a license from the state board for licensing contractors with a CMC, MC, CMC-C, or MC-C classification;

    • (4) “Person” means an individual, association, partnership, corporation, or any other legally cognizable organization or entity;

    • (5) “Scrap metal” means any ferrous or nonferrous metal that is no longer used for its original purpose and is capable of being processed for reuse by a metal recycling facility, including, but not limited to, iron, brass, wire, cable, copper, bronze, aluminum, platinum, lead, solder, steel, stainless steel, catalytic converters or other similar obsolete ferrous or nonferrous metals, but shall not include recyclable aluminum cans; and

    • (6) “Scrap metal dealer” means a person who buys, exchanges or deals in scrap metal or an employee or agent of that dealer who has the express or implied authority to buy, exchange or deal in scrap metal on behalf of the dealer.