• As used in this chapter:
    • (1) “Law enforcement agency”:

      • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 7-68-102

        • Local governmental entity: means a governing body, board, commission, committee, department, or law enforcement agency of a municipality, county, or other political subdivision of this state. See Tennessee Code 7-68-102
        • Official: means an agent, employee, member, or representative of a local governmental entity. See Tennessee Code 7-68-102
        • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
        • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. 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
        • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105

        (A) Means an agency of a political subdivision of this state charged with enforcement of state, county, municipal, or federal laws, or with managing custody of detained persons in this state, and includes, but is not limited to, county and other municipal police departments and sheriffs’ departments; and

      • (B) Includes officials, representatives, agents, and employees of an agency described in subdivision (1)(A);

    • (2) “Local governmental entity” means a governing body, board, commission, committee, department, or law enforcement agency of a municipality, county, or other political subdivision of this state;

    • (3) “Official” means an agent, employee, member, or representative of a local governmental entity; and

    • (4) “Sanctuary policy” means any directive, order, ordinance, resolution, practice, or policy, whether formally enacted, informally adopted, or otherwise effectuated, that:

      • (A) Limits or prohibits any local governmental entity or official from communicating or cooperating with federal agencies or officials to verify or report the immigration status of any alien;

      • (B) Grants to aliens unlawfully present in the United States the right to lawful presence within the boundaries of this state in violation of federal law;

      • (C) Violates 8 U.S.C. § 1373;

      • (D) Restricts in any way, or imposes any conditions on, a state or local governmental entity’s cooperation or compliance with detainers from the United States department of homeland security, or other successor agency, to maintain custody of any alien or to transfer any alien to the custody of the United States department of homeland security, or other successor agency;

      • (E) Requires the United States department of homeland security, or other successor agency, to obtain a warrant or demonstrate probable cause before complying with detainers from the department to maintain custody of any alien or to transfer any alien to its custody; or

      • (F) Prevents law enforcement agencies from inquiring as to the citizenship or immigration status of any person.