Terms Used In Tennessee Code 63-26-123

  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of health and includes designees of the commissioner of health. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Electrology: means the art and practice relating to the removal of hair from the normal skin of the human body by application of an electric current to the hair papilla by means of a needle or needles so as to cause growth inactivity of the hair papilla and thus permanently remove the hair. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  1. The commissioner has the authority to suspend, revoke or otherwise deny a license whenever a licensee is found guilty of any of the following acts or offenses:
    1. Fraud in procuring a license;
    2. Conviction of a felony;
    3. Habitual intoxication or addiction to the use of narcotic drugs or controlled substances or controlled substance analogues;
    4. Immoral, unprofessional, unethical or dishonorable conduct; or
    5. Professional connection or association with any person, firm or corporation in any manner in an effort to avoid and circumvent this chapter, or lending one’s name to another for the illegal practice of electrology by such person.
  2. An action taken under this section shall be subject to the applicable provisions of the Fresh Start Act that are compiled in chapter 1, part 1 of this title.