• As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:
    • (1) “Legacy pension plan” means the Tennessee consolidated retirement system that is established in title 8, chapters 34 – 37, excluding the Hybrid Retirement Plan for State Employees and Teachers, compiled in title 8, chapter 36, part 9;

    • Terms Used In Tennessee Code 9-4-1101

      • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
      • 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
      • Trustees: means the five (5) trustees designated in §. See Tennessee Code 9-4-1101

      (2) “State employee” means any person who is a state official, including members of the general assembly, the attorney general and reporter, district attorneys general, state judges, and district public defenders, or any person who is employed in the service of and whose compensation is payable by the state, or any person who is employed by the state whose compensation is paid in whole or in part from federal or other funds. “State employee” also means any person who is employed in the service of and whose compensation is payable by a public institution of higher education, or any person who is employed by a public institution of higher education whose compensation is paid in whole or in part from federal or other funds; and

    • (3) “Trustees” means the five (5) trustees designated in § 9-4-1002.