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.
Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
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.
Midwifery: means the practice of attending low-risk women during pregnancy, labor and the post-birth period with the informed consent of the mother. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
Municipality: means any incorporated city or town, county, metropolitan or consolidated government, or special district of this state empowered to provide storm water facilities. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1102
Person: means any and all persons, natural or artificial, including any individual, firm or association and any municipal or private corporation organized or existing under the laws of this or any other state or country. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1102
Physician: means a person who is duly licensed in the state of Tennessee to practice medicine by the state board of medical examiners or to practice osteopathy by the board. See Tennessee Code 63-29-102
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
reflexologist: means any person who engages in the practice of reflexology for compensation and who has completed a study of the principles of reflexology, anatomy and physiology generally included in a regular course of study of reflexology. See Tennessee Code 63-30-102
Reflexology: means the application of specific pressures to reflex points in the hands and feet only. See Tennessee Code 63-30-102
Registration: means satisfying the requirements for registration by the department of health. See Tennessee Code 63-30-102
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
Storm water: means storm water runoff, snow melt runoff, surface runoff, street wash waters related to street cleaning or maintenance, infiltration (other than infiltration contaminated by seepage from sanitary sewers or by other discharges) and drainage. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1102
Storm water facilities: means the drainage structures, conduits, combined sewers, sewers, and all device appurtenances by means of which storm water is collected, transported, pumped, treated or disposed of. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1102