§ 38-12-101 Creation
§ 38-12-102 Purpose – Responsibilities
§ 38-12-103 Membership
§ 38-12-104 Annual report
§ 38-12-105 Funds for support services – Reimbursement
§ 38-12-106 Law enforcement agency policy and education
§ 38-12-107 Court personnel policy and education
§ 38-12-108 Peace officers standards and training commission policy and education
§ 38-12-109 Administrative office of the court policy and education
§ 38-12-110 Regulation of intervention programs for perpetrators of domestic abuse
§ 38-12-111 Policies

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Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 38 > Chapter 12 - Domestic Violence State Coordinating Council

  • Agricultural land: means land used for agriculture, as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1102
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of finance and administration. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • Construction: means the erection, building, acquisition, alteration, reconstruction, improvement or extension of storm water facilities. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1102
  • 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.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Federal act: means the Safe Drinking Water Act, or Title XIV of the Public Health Service Act (42 U. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1203
  • 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.
  • Fund: means the water system revolving loan fund. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1203
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • judicial department: means the court system, district attorneys general conference, district public defenders conference, and the office of post-conviction defender. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • 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.
  • Loan: means loans, loan guarantees, or a source of reserve and security for leveraged loans. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1203
  • 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
  • Outcome: means an indicator of the actual impact or public benefit of a program. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • Output: means the actual service or product delivered by a state agency. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Performance measure: means a quantitative or qualitative indicator used to assess state agency performance, including outcome and output indicators. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • 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
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Program: means a set of activities undertaken in accordance with a plan of action organized to realize identifiable goals and objectives. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • Qualified farmer or nurseryman: has the meaning as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1102
  • 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
  • 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
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Standard: means the desired level of performance of a program, measured by outcome or output. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • 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
  • state agency: means any unit organization of the executive department, including any official, department, board, commission, division, bureau, section, district, office, authority, committee, or council or any other unit of state government, however designated, including, without limitation, higher education. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
  • 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
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • 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.
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105