Part 1 Post-Mortem Examination Act 38-7-101 – 38-7-119
Part 2 Tennessee Medical Examiner Advisory Council 38-7-201

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 38 > Chapter 7 - Post-Mortem Examinations

  • 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.
  • assistant: means any person certified as such pursuant to this chapter, who has:
    (A) Received on-the-job training equivalent to at least one thousand (1,000) hours of clinical training in respiratory care, during an eighteen (18) consecutive month period. See Tennessee Code 63-27-102
  • Board: means the board of respiratory care. See Tennessee Code 63-27-102
  • Certified respiratory therapist: means any person who has obtained the credential "certified respiratory therapist" (CRT) or the credential "certified respiratory therapy technician" (CRTT) from the National Board for Respiratory Care. See Tennessee Code 63-27-102
  • 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
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of health and includes designees of the commissioner of health. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • County mayor: means and includes "county executive" unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Division: means the division of health related boards as defined by §. See Tennessee Code 63-27-102
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Electrologist: means any person practicing electrolysis for the permanent removal of hair. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • Electrology: means the art and practice relating to the removal of hair from the normal skin of the human body by application of an electric current to the hair papilla by means of a needle or needles so as to cause growth inactivity of the hair papilla and thus permanently remove the hair. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • Electrology instructor: means an electrologist who is licensed by the commissioner to practice and teach electrology. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • Electrolysis: means the process by which the hair is removed from the normal skin by the application of an electric current to the hair root by means of a needle or needles, whether the process employs direct electric current or short wave alternating electric current or combination of both, or by FDA approved laser beam process designated for permanent hair removal. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Personal 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
  • Practice of respiratory care: includes , under the supervision, control and responsibility of a licensed physician:
    (a) The administration of pharmacologic agents and medical gasses necessary to diagnose, implement treatment, promote disease prevention, and provide rehabilitation to the cardiorespiratory system. See Tennessee Code 63-27-102
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Registered respiratory therapist: means any person who has obtained the credential "registered respiratory therapist" (RRT) from the National Board for Respiratory Care. See Tennessee Code 63-27-102
  • 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.
  • Respiratory care practitioner: means a registered respiratory therapist, a certified respiratory therapist, or a respiratory assistant licensed under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 63-27-102
  • School: means an electrology school teaching the art of electrology. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102