As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

  1. “Agent” means a person:

    1. Authorized to act for and on behalf of the landlord for the acceptance of service of process and for receipt of notices and demands or who becomes an agent pursuant to § 66-28-302; or
    2. Terms Used In Tennessee Code 68-111-101

      • Agent: means a person:

        1. Authorized to act for and on behalf of the landlord for the acceptance of service of process and for receipt of notices and demands or who becomes an agent pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 68-111-101
        2. Landlord: means lessor, one under whom another holds premises as a tenant or lessee. See Tennessee Code 68-111-101
        3. Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        4. Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
        5. Tenant: means one who occupies as a residence the premises of another in subordination to that other person's title and with such other person's assent, express or implied, and whose rental payments do not exceed two hundred dollars ($200) per week or the monetary equivalent, for any period of payment other than weekly. See Tennessee Code 68-111-101

    3. Authorized to manage the premises;
  2. “Landlord” means lessor, one under whom another holds premises as a tenant or lessee;
  3. “Tenant” means one who occupies as a residence the premises of another in subordination to that other person’s title and with such other person’s assent, express or implied, and whose rental payments do not exceed two hundred dollars ($200) per week or the monetary equivalent, for any period of payment other than weekly; and
  4. “Third party complainant” means a health care provider or public employee who, in the regular performance of the health care provider’s or public employee’s duties, has been inside a premises occupied by a tenant.