§ 2-2-101 Chapter definitions
§ 2-2-102 Qualified voter
§ 2-2-103 Effect of change of residence within thirty (30) days of election
§ 2-2-104 Persons entitled to register
§ 2-2-105 Permanency of registration
§ 2-2-106 Acts purging registration — Notice
§ 2-2-107 Precinct or municipality of registration — Change of habitation without change of residence
§ 2-2-108 Commission offices — Hours — Functions
§ 2-2-109 Registration periods
§ 2-2-110 Registration of those unable to appear at commission office
§ 2-2-111 Supplemental registrations generally
§ 2-2-112 Online voter registration system
§ 2-2-114 Newspaper notice of commission office location — Notices of precinct or supplemental registrations
§ 2-2-115 Registration by mail — Forms
§ 2-2-116 Registration form
§ 2-2-117 Voting record form
§ 2-2-118 Filling out of permanent registration record — Change of registration or name
§ 2-2-119 Disabled registrant — Inability to write signature or make mark
§ 2-2-120 Determination of registrant’s right to register — Declaration as a registered voter
§ 2-2-122 Principles for determination of residence — Factors involved
§ 2-2-123 Cancellation of previous registration
§ 2-2-124 Registration card
§ 2-2-125 Rejected registration — Right to appeal — Reports of violations
§ 2-2-126 Keeping of original and duplicate registration records
§ 2-2-127 Permanent registration records open to inspection — Social security number redaction and use
§ 2-2-128 Forms — Retention in commission’s office
§ 2-2-129 Transfer of registration — Procedure
§ 2-2-130 Transfer of registration — New registration card
§ 2-2-131 Replacement registration cards — Correction of errors in registration records
§ 2-2-132 Purging of permanent registration records
§ 2-2-133 Report to coordinator of elections of deaths in state — Notification of county commissions — Information from social security administration death master file — Cancellation of registrations — Purge of records
§ 2-2-134 Notice of cancellation attached to registration records — Cancelled registrations — Rejected ballots
§ 2-2-136 Forms and supplies
§ 2-2-137 Alternative electronic or microfilm registration system
§ 2-2-138 Voter registration lists — Purchase by citizens
§ 2-2-139 Restoration of suffrage to persons convicted of infamous crimes
§ 2-2-140 Duplicate voter registrations
§ 2-2-141 Proof of citizenship for registering to vote
§ 2-2-142 Requirements for person or organization who conducts supplemental voter registration drive
§ 2-2-143 Civil penalty for submission of incomplete voter registration applications

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 2 > Chapter 2 > Part 1

  • Administrator of elections: means the chief administrative officer appointed by the county election commission. See Tennessee Code 2-2-101
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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.
    • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
    • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
    • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
    • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
    • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
    • Board: means the mayor and the aldermen. See Tennessee Code 6-1-101
    • City: means any city or territory to be incorporated that may adopt chapters 30-36 of this title. See Tennessee Code 6-30-102
    • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Commission: means the county election commission unless another intent is clearly shown. See Tennessee Code 2-2-101
    • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    • 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.
    • County: means the county in which any such city or territory to be incorporated under chapters 30-36 of this title is located, or in which the major portion of the population of any such city or territory to be incorporated is located as indicated by the last federal census. See Tennessee Code 6-30-102
    • Decedent: A deceased person.
    • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
    • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
    • Devise: To gift property by will.
    • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
    • 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 products: means forage and sod crops. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
    • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
    • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
    • Highway: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
    • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
    • Lands: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
    • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
    • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
    • Livestock: means all equine as well as animals that are being raised primarily for use as food or fiber for human utilization or consumption including, but not limited to, cattle, sheep, swine, goats, and poultry. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
    • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
    • nursery stock: means all trees, shrubs, or other plants, or parts of such trees, shrubs or other plants, grown or kept for, or capable of, propagation, distribution or sale on a commercial basis. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Oath: includes affirmation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Officer: means the mayor, aldermen, city attorney and city judge. See Tennessee Code 6-1-101
    • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
    • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
    • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Publication: as used in this chapter , includes the necessary actions by whatever means and in whatever form for development of a Tennessee Code database. See Tennessee Code 1-1-105
    • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
    • real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
    • 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).
    • 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
    • Road: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Savings and loan association: includes a building and loan association, a federal or state savings and loan association, a federal savings bank, and any other financial institution, the accounts of which are insured by the federal savings and loan insurance corporation (FSLIC) or any successor of such corporation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. 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.
    • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
    • This charter: refers to chapters 30-36 of this title. See Tennessee Code 6-30-102
    • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
    • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
    • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
    • Ward: means a geographical subdivision of the municipality established for the purpose of securing representation on the board. See Tennessee Code 6-1-101
    • 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