Part 1 Mass Transit Projects 13-10-101 – 13-10-109
Part 2 State Safety Oversight Program 13-10-201 – 13-10-206

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 13 > Chapter 10

  • Agriculture: means :

    • (i) The land, buildings and machinery used in the commercial production of farm products and nursery stock. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105

    • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
    • articles of organization: means in the case of an LLC organized under chapters 201-248 of this title, articles of organization, articles of amendment, articles of correction, certificates of merger, and all similar documents required to be filed with any of the foregoing as part of the formation and continuation of an LLC. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
    • Business: includes every trade, occupation, profession, investment activity and other lawful purpose for gain or the preservation of assets whether or not carried on for profits. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
    • Class: when used with reference to membership interests, means a category of membership interests that differs in one (1) or more rights or preferences from another category of membership interests of the LLC. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of transportation. See Tennessee Code 13-10-101
    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture. See Tennessee Code 43-27-101
    • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
    • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
    • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    • 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.
    • Corporation: means a development credit corporation created under this part. See Tennessee Code 48-101-102
    • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
    • Department: means the department of transportation. See Tennessee Code 13-10-101
    • Department: means the department of agriculture. See Tennessee Code 43-27-101
    • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
    • Farm: means the land, buildings, and machinery used in the commercial production of farm products and nursery stock as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 43-26-102
    • Farm operation: means a condition or activity that occurs on a farm in connection with the commercial production of farm products or nursery stock as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 43-26-102
    • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
    • Financial institution: means any banking corporation or institution, trust company, savings bank, cooperative bank, savings and loan association, insurance company, or related corporation, partnership, foundation, or other institution engaged primarily in lending or investing funds. See Tennessee Code 48-101-102
    • Governing body: means the board of governors in the case of a board-managed LLC, the members in the case of a member-managed LLC, and the board of directors in the case of a corporation. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
    • Hemp: means the plant cannabis sativa L. See Tennessee Code 43-27-101
    • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
    • Loan limit: means , for any member, the maximum amount permitted to be outstanding at one (1) time on loans made by such member to the corporation, as determined under this part. See Tennessee Code 48-101-102
    • Local government: means an incorporated municipality, county, agency or instrumentality of an incorporated municipality or county, two (2) or more of the foregoing acting jointly, or an authority established by law to provide mass transportation services, or a nonprofit corporation authorized to provide mass transportation services. See Tennessee Code 13-10-101
    • Mass transportation project: means the planning, acquisition, construction, reconstruction, improvement, maintenance or operation of any mass transportation system or capital equipment used in connection therewith. See Tennessee Code 13-10-101
    • Member: means any financial institution authorized to do business within this state which shall undertake to lend money to a corporation created under this part, upon its call, and in accordance with this part. See Tennessee Code 48-101-102
    • Metropolitan government: means the political entity created by consolidation of all, or substantially all, of the political and corporate functions of a county and a city or cities. See Tennessee Code 7-1-101
    • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
    • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
    • Owners: means members in the case of an LLC, shareholders in the case of a corporation, partners in the case of general or limited partnerships and the equivalent with respect to other entities. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
    • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Project cost: means actual or estimated cost of a mass transportation project, including relocation assistance payments, or the estimated reasonable cost thereof as approved by the commissioner, whichever is lower, less any federal assistance received or to be received for the project. See Tennessee Code 13-10-101
    • Property: includes both personal and real property. 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
    • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
    • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
    • THC: means delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol. See Tennessee Code 43-27-101
    • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105