Part 1 Theft 39-14-101 – 39-14-154
Part 2 Animals 39-14-201 – 39-14-218
Part 3 Arson—explosives 39-14-301 – 39-14-307
Part 4 Burglary and Related Offenses 39-14-401 – 39-14-414
Part 5 Litter Control 39-14-501 – 39-14-511
Part 6 Tennessee Personal and Commercial Computer Act of 2003 39-14-601 – 39-14-606
Part 7 Criminal Instruments 39-14-701 – 39-14-704
Part 8 Farm Animal and Research Facilities Protection 39-14-801 – 39-14-806
Part 9 Money Laundering Offenses 39-14-901 – 39-14-909

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 39 > Chapter 14

  • Access: means to approach, instruct, communicate, or connect with, store data in, retrieve or intercept data from, or otherwise make use of any resources of a computer, computer system, or computer network, or information exchanged from any communication between computers or authorized computer users and electronic, electromagnetic, electrochemical, acoustic, mechanical, or other means. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
  • Actor: means a person accused of any of the offenses defined in this part. See Tennessee Code 39-14-802
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • 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

    • Airport limousine: means every vehicle designed and/or constructed to accommodate and transport passengers, not more than twelve (12) in number, exclusive of the driver, having an operating agreement with an airport providing for a fixed passenger fare and a fixed schedule, the principal operations of which airport limousine is confined to areas between the airport and fixed points in municipalities, counties and the suburbs of the same within a forty (40) mile radius of such airport. See Tennessee Code 65-15-102
    • Animal: means a domesticated living creature or a wild creature previously captured. See Tennessee Code 39-14-201
    • Animal: means any warm-blooded or cold-blooded animal or insect which is being used in food or fiber production, agriculture, research, testing, or education, including, but not limited to, hogs, equines, mules, cattle, sheep, goats, dogs, rabbits, poultry, fish, and bees. See Tennessee Code 39-14-802
    • Animal facility: means any vehicle, building, structure, pasture, paddock, pond, impoundment, or premises where an animal is kept, handled, housed, exhibited, bred, or offered for sale and any office, building, or structure where records or documents relating to an animal or to animal research, testing, production, or education are maintained. See Tennessee Code 39-14-802
    • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
    • Area coverage: means that a service will be available to patrons in accordance with a financially feasible plan without regard to how thickly or sparsely patrons' premises may be located in a cooperative's areas of service. See Tennessee Code 65-25-102
    • Articles of incorporation: as used in this chapter , includes the articles of conversion of a converted corporation. See Tennessee Code 65-29-117
    • Attorney general: means the district attorneys general and their assistants. See Tennessee Code 39-14-902
    • Authorization: means any and all forms of consent, including both implicit and explicit consent. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
    • 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.
    • Benefit: means anything reasonably regarded as economic gain, enhancement or advantage, including benefit to any other person in whose welfare the beneficiary is interested. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
    • Board: means a cooperative's board of directors or the necessary number thereof to take action. See Tennessee Code 65-25-102
    • Bodily injury: includes a cut, abrasion, bruise, burn or disfigurement, and physical pain or temporary illness or impairment of the function of a bodily member, organ, or mental faculty. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
    • Bonds: means bonds or interim certificates issued pending preparation or delivery of definitive bonds of a local government issued pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 9-21-105
    • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
    • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
    • Coercion: means a threat, however communicated, to:

      • (A) Commit any offense. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106

      • Commercial purpose: means litter discarded by a business, corporation, association, partnership, sole proprietorship, or any other entity conducting business for economic gain, or by an employee or agent of the entity. See Tennessee Code 39-14-501
      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of revenue unless otherwise indicated. See Tennessee Code 65-15-102
      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture. See Tennessee Code 39-14-802
      • Community utility services: includes broadband internet access and related services and telecommunications services, including, but not limited to, television communication services of any kind and by any means, television programming and decryption services, selling, leasing, both as lessor and lessee, servicing and repairing related equipment, including TV antenna dishes, and the furnishing for any purpose to itself or to others, including other cooperatives, information and data relative to its or their other purposes, including, if such is the case, the primary purpose. See Tennessee Code 65-25-102
      • Computer: means a device or collection of devices, including its support devices, peripheral equipment, or facilities, and the communication systems connected to it which can perform functions including, but not limited to, substantial computation, arithmetic or logical operations, information storage or retrieval operations, capable of being used with external files, one (1) or more operations which contain computer programs, electronic instructions, allows for the input of data, and output data (such operations or communications can occur with or without intervention by a human operator during the processing of a job). See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
      • Computer network: means a set of two (2) or more computer systems that transmit data over communication circuits connecting them, and input/output devices including, but not limited to, display terminals and printers, which may also be connected to telecommunication facilities. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
      • Computer program: means an ordered set of data that are coded instructions or statements that, when executed by a computer, cause the computer to process data. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
      • Computer software: means a set of computer programs, procedures, and associated documentation concerned with the operation of a computer, computer system, or computer network whether imprinted or embodied in the computer in any manner or separate from it, including the supporting materials for the software and accompanying documentation. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
      • Computer system: means a set of connected devices including a computer and other devices including, but not limited to, one (1) or more of the following: data input, output, or storage devices, data communication circuits, and operating system computer programs that make the system capable of performing data processing tasks. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
      • conduct: means to initiate, conclude, participate, negotiate, transport, conceal, or to aid or abet in such acts. See Tennessee Code 39-14-902
      • Consent: means assent in fact, whether express or implied, by the owner or by a person legally authorized to act for the owner which is not:

        • (A) Induced by force, threat, false pretenses, or fraud. See Tennessee Code 39-14-802

        • Contract hauler: means any person, firm or corporation engaged in the transportation for compensation or hire of persons and/or property for a particular person or corporation to or from a particular place or places under special or individual agreement or agreements, and not operating as a common carrier and not operating exclusively within the corporate limits of an incorporated city or town, or exclusively within the corporate limits of such city or town and the suburban territory adjacent thereto, except "contract hauler" does not exclude those engaged in the transportation of mobile homes for hire or compensation within an incorporated city or town. See Tennessee Code 65-15-102
        • cooperatives: means one (1) or more nonprofit cooperative membership corporations heretofore or hereafter organized under or otherwise subject to this chapter, including corporations transacting business in this state pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 65-25-102
        • Credit card: means any real or forged instrument, writing or other evidence, whether known as a credit card, credit plate, charge plate or by any other name, which purports to evidence an understanding to pay for property or services delivered or rendered to or upon the order of a designated person or bearer. See Tennessee Code 39-14-102
        • Data: means a representation of information, knowledge, facts, concepts, or instructions which is being prepared or has been prepared in a formalized manner, and is intended to be stored or processed, or is being stored or processed, or has been stored or processed in a computer, computer system, or computer network. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
        • Debit card: means any real or forged instrument, writing or other evidence known by any name issued with or without a fee by an issuer for the use of a depositor in obtaining money, goods, services or anything else of value, payment of which is made against funds previously deposited in an account with the issuer. See Tennessee Code 39-14-102
        • Deception: means that a person knowingly:

          • (i) Creates or reinforces a false impression by words or conduct, including false impressions of fact, law, value or intention or other state of mind that the person does not believe to be true. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106

          • Defendant: means a person accused of an offense under this title and includes any person who aids or abets the commission of such offense. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
          • Department: means the department of revenue unless otherwise indicated. See Tennessee Code 65-15-102
          • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 65-17-101
          • Deprive: means unlawfully to withhold from the owner, interfere with the possession of, free, or dispose of an animal or other property. See Tennessee Code 39-14-802
          • Deprive: means to:

            • (A) Withhold property from the owner permanently or for such a period of time as to substantially diminish the value or enjoyment of the property to the owner. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106

            • Digital network: means any online-enabled application, software, web site, or system offered or utilized by a transportation network company that enables the prearrangement of rides with transportation network company drivers. See Tennessee Code 65-15-301
            • Disrupt: means to engage in conduct that materially interferes with the operations of the animal facility in a manner such that the activities conducted by or in the facility are permanently or temporarily halted, compromised, delayed, harmed or impaired. See Tennessee Code 39-14-802
            • driver: means an individual who:

              • (A) Receives connections to potential passengers and related services from a transportation network company in exchange for payment of a fee to the transportation network company. See Tennessee Code 65-15-301

              • Effective consent: means assent in fact, whether express or apparent, including assent by one legally authorized to act for another. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
              • Electronic mail service provider: means any person who:

                • (A) Is an intermediary in sending or receiving electronic mail. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601

                • Emancipated minor: means any minor who is or has been married, or has by court order or otherwise been freed from the care, custody and control of the minor's parents. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
                • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
                • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
                • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
                • farm products: means forage and sod crops. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                • Federal agency: includes the United States, the president of the United States, or any agency, instrumentality or corporation of the United States, which has heretofore been or may hereafter be designated, created or authorized by or pursuant to any act or acts or joint resolutions of the congress of the United States, to make loans or grants, or which may be owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by the United States. See Tennessee Code 9-21-105
                • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
                • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
                • Financial instrument: includes , but is not limited to, any check, cashier's check, draft, warrant, money order, certificate of deposit, negotiable instrument, letter of credit, bill of exchange, credit card, debit card, marketable security, or any computer system representation thereof. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
                • Financial transaction: means a purchase, sale, loan, pledge, contract, gift, payment, and also includes a withdrawal, transmission of funds, transfer between accounts or deposit, of monetary or negotiable instruments, funds or an exchange of any other property, including, but not limited to, currency, precious metals, stones or jewelry, tickets, stamps or credit in a financial institution. See Tennessee Code 39-14-902
                • Floor amendment: An amendment offered by an individual legisator from the floor during consideration of a bill or other measure, in contrast to a committee amendment.
                • For-hire motor carrier: means a person engaged in the transportation of goods or passengers for compensation. See Tennessee Code 65-15-102
                • Force: means compulsion by the use of physical power or violence and shall be broadly construed to accomplish the purposes of this title. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
                • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
                • Fraud: means as used in normal parlance and includes, but is not limited to, deceit, trickery, misrepresentation and subterfuge, and shall be broadly construed to accomplish the purposes of this title. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
                • Garbage: includes putrescible animal and vegetable waste resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of food. See Tennessee Code 39-14-501
                • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
                • Governing body: means the legislative body of any local government of this state or any other authority charged with the governing of the affairs of any local government in this state. See Tennessee Code 9-21-105
                • Government: means the state or any political subdivision of the state, and includes any branch or agency of the state, a county, municipality or other political subdivision. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
                • Harm: means anything reasonably regarded as loss, disadvantage or injury, including harm to another person in whose welfare the person affected is interested. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
                • 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
                • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
                • Input: means data, facts, concepts, or instructions in a form appropriate for delivery to, or interpretation or processing by, a computer. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
                • Insane: includes all persons of unsound mind. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                • Issuer: means the business organization or financial institution or its duly authorized agent which issues a credit or debit card. See Tennessee Code 39-14-102
                • Knowing: means that a person acts knowingly with respect to the conduct or to circumstances surrounding the conduct when the person is aware of the nature of the conduct or that the circumstances exist. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
                • Landfill methane: means the methane gas constituent of naturally-occurring emissions in gaseous form emanating from any landfill, whether such landfill is in current operation accepting additional fill material or is closed and not accepting any additional fill material, and whether or not any such landfill has or is required to have any collection system for the collection of landfill gas, including the landfill methane component of landfill gas. See Tennessee Code 65-28-202
                • Law: means any act or statute, general, special or local, of this state, including, but not limited to, any local government charter. See Tennessee Code 9-21-105
                • Law enforcement officer: means an officer, employee or agent of government who has a duty imposed by law to:

                  • (A) Maintain public order. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106

                  • Lease-sale: means an agreement whereby the possession and use of assets and properties would be transferred to a lessee-purchaser for a stated or determinable term in time, during or at the end of which such lessee-purchaser would have the right and be obligated, or would have the option, to purchase and acquire, or would without further act acquire, fee simple title to such assets and properties for a price expressly stated in the agreement or for a price determinable by a formula contained in the agreement, whether or not any portion of any lease-hold or rental payments would be creditable as a part of such price. See Tennessee Code 65-25-102
                  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
                  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
                  • Library: means any:

                    • (A) Public library. See Tennessee Code 39-14-102

                    • Limousine: means any motor vehicle except a taxicab or sedan designed or constructed to accommodate and transport passengers for hire, with an extended wheel base and expanded seating capacity designed for the transportation of persons. See Tennessee Code 65-15-102
                    • Litter: includes garbage, refuse, rubbish and all other waste material, including a tobacco product as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 39-14-501
                    • Livestock: means all equine as well as animals which 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 39-14-201
                    • 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
                    • Local exchange company: includes telecommunications service providers as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
                    • Local government: means any county, municipality, city, or other political subdivision of this state. See Tennessee Code 65-17-101
                    • Local government: means any county, municipality or metropolitan government in this state. See Tennessee Code 9-21-105
                    • Local legislation: means any ordinance, resolution, motion, amendment, regulation, or rule adopted by a local government. See Tennessee Code 65-17-101
                    • Local legislative body: means the governing body of a local government. See Tennessee Code 65-17-101
                    • Member: means a person having the right to vote for the directors of a cooperative and upon other matters as provided in this chapter, a cooperative's articles of incorporation or bylaws, and includes each incorporator of a cooperative thereof, and also a husband and wife admitted to joint membership. See Tennessee Code 65-25-102
                    • Member: means each incorporator of a cooperative and each person admitted to and retaining membership in the cooperative, and includes a husband and wife admitted to joint membership. See Tennessee Code 65-29-103
                    • Minor: means any person under eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
                    • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
                    • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
                    • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
                    • Motor carrier: means any person, firm, partnership, association, joint stock company, corporation, lessee, trustee, or receiver appointed by any court whatsoever, operating any motor vehicle with or without semitrailers attached, upon any public highway for the transportation of persons or property, or both, or for providing or furnishing such transportation service, for hire as a common carrier. See Tennessee Code 65-15-102
                    • Motor vehicle: means any automobile, automobile truck, motor bus, truck bus or any other self-propelled vehicle not operated or driven upon fixed rails or tracks. See Tennessee Code 65-15-102
                    • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
                    • Net worth: means the difference between a cooperative's assets and liabilities, which liabilities shall not include any amounts of patronage capital assigned or assignable to patrons on the cooperative's books or carried on such books even though not so assigned or assignable, determined in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and methods and the accounting system applicable to such cooperative, as most recently, but not more than sixty (60) days, reflected in its books of account and balance sheet prior to the date of a member meeting at which a vote will be taken on whether to sell or to lease-sell all or a substantial portion of the assets and properties which are devoted to and are used or useful in pursuing a primary purpose. See Tennessee Code 65-25-102
                    • Non-livestock animal: means a pet normally maintained in or near the household or households of its owner or owners, other domesticated animal, previously captured wildlife, an exotic animal, or any other pet, including but not limited to, pet rabbits, a pet chick, duck, or pot bellied pig that is not classified as "livestock" pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 39-14-201
                    • Non-participating landowner: means a landowner not under a lease or other property agreement with the owner or operator of a wind turbine facility. See Tennessee Code 65-17-101
                    • Notes: means notes or interim certificates issued pending preparation or delivery of definitive notes of a local government issued pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 9-21-105
                    • Obligations: means bonds, notes and any other evidence of indebtedness lawfully issued or assumed by a local government. See Tennessee Code 9-21-105
                    • Obtain: includes , but is not limited to, the taking, carrying away or the sale, conveyance or transfer of title to or interest in or possession of property, and includes, but is not limited to, conduct known as larceny, larceny by trick, larceny by conversion, embezzlement, extortion or obtaining property by false pretenses. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
                    • Occupied: means the condition of the lawful physical presence of any person at any time while the defendant is within the habitation or other building. See Tennessee Code 39-14-401
                    • Output: means data, facts, concepts or instructions produced or retrieved by computers from computers or computer memory storage devices. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
                    • Owner: means a person in lawful possession of property whether the possession is actual or constructive. See Tennessee Code 39-14-401
                    • Owner: means an owner or lessee of a computer or a computer network, or an owner, lessee or licensee of computer data, computer programs, or computer software. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
                    • Owner: means a person who has title to the property, lawful possession of the property, or a greater right to possession of the property than the actor. See Tennessee Code 39-14-802
                    • Owner: means a person, other than the defendant, who has possession of or any interest other than a mortgage, deed of trust or security interest in property, even though that possession or interest is unlawful and without whose consent the defendant has no authority to exert control over the property. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
                    • Patron: means a person agreeing to receive or already receiving or who in the past has received one (1) or more of the services rendered by a cooperative, whether such person is a member thereof or not, and "nonmember patron" means such a person who or which is not or was not a member. See Tennessee Code 65-25-102
                    • Person: means any person, firm, corporation or other legal entity of any kind, including this state, every county in this state, and every municipality in this state. See Tennessee Code 65-28-202
                    • Person: means any individual, corporation, association, nonprofit corporation, joint-stock company, firm, trust, partnership, two (2) or more persons having a joint or common interest, or other legal entity. See Tennessee Code 39-14-802
                    • Person: includes the singular and the plural and means and includes any individual, firm, partnership, copartnership, association, corporation, governmental subdivision or agency, or other organization or other legal entity, or any agent or servant thereof. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
                    • Person: means any natural person, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, joint venture, or other private business entity except for corporations transacting business in this state pursuant to chapter 25 of this title. See Tennessee Code 65-17-101
                    • Person: includes any natural person, firm, association, corporation, cooperative, business trust, partnership and federal, state or local governments, or departments, agencies or any other political subdivision thereof. See Tennessee Code 65-25-102
                    • Person: includes any natural person, firm, association, corporation, business trust, partnership, federal agency, state or political subdivision or agency thereof, or any body politic. See Tennessee Code 65-29-103
                    • Personal vehicle: means a vehicle that is used by a transportation network company driver and is:

                      • (A) Owned, leased, or otherwise authorized for use by the transportation network company driver. See Tennessee Code 65-15-301

                      • Possession: means actual care, custody, control, or management. See Tennessee Code 39-14-802
                      • Prearranged ride: means the provision of transportation by a driver to a rider, beginning when a driver accepts a ride requested by a rider through a digital network controlled by a transportation network company, continuing while the driver transports a requesting rider, and ending when the last requesting rider departs from the personal vehicle. See Tennessee Code 65-15-301
                      • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
                      • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
                      • Primary purpose: means one (1) of the purposes provided for in §. See Tennessee Code 65-25-102
                      • Private carrier: means a person who provides transportation of property or passengers by a commercial motor vehicle and who is not a for-hire motor carrier. See Tennessee Code 65-15-102
                      • Probate: Proving a will
                      • Proceeds: includes gross profits from the commission of any specified unlawful activity, including property, real, personal or intangible of any kind, acquired or derived, directly or indirectly, from, produced through, realized through or caused by an act or omission. See Tennessee Code 39-14-902
                      • Property: shall include :

                        • (A) Real property. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601

                        • Property: means any real or personal property and includes any document, record, research data, paper, or computer storage medium. See Tennessee Code 39-14-802
                        • Property: means anything of value, and includes any interest in property, including any benefit, privilege, claim or right with respect to anything of value, whether real or personal, tangible or intangible. See Tennessee Code 39-14-902
                        • Property: means anything of value, including, but not limited to, money, real estate, tangible or intangible personal property, including anything severed from land, library material, contract rights, choses-in-action, interests in or claims to wealth, credit, admission or transportation tickets, captured or domestic animals, food and drink, electric or other power. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
                        • Public highway: means every public street, alley, road, highway, or thoroughfare of every kind in this state used by the public, whether actually dedicated to the public and accepted by the proper authorities or otherwise. See Tennessee Code 65-15-102
                        • Public works project: includes any one (1) or any combination of the following: abattoirs, acquisitions of land for the purpose of providing or preserving open land, airports, alleys, ambulances, auditoriums, bridges, city and town halls, local government stables or garages, community houses, corrective, detention and penal facilities, including, but not limited to, jails, workhouses and reformatories, courthouses, culverts, curbs, dispensaries, drainage systems, including storm water sewers and drains, electric plants and systems, expositions, facilities for the handicapped, including physically and mentally handicapped, facilities for the indigent, fairgrounds and fairground facilities, fire department equipment and buildings, fire alarm systems, flood control, garbage collection and disposal systems, gas and natural gas systems and storage facilities, heat plants and systems, harbor and riverfront improvements, health centers and clinics, including medical and mental health centers and clinics, highways, major roads, highway and street equipment, hospitals, hotels and supporting or incidental facilities built by local governments which are built adjacent to and as a supporting facility of civic or convention centers located in municipalities which have created a central business improvement district under the Central Business Improvement District Act of 1971, compiled in title 7, chapter 84, improvements made pursuant to a plan of improvement for a central business improvement district created pursuant to the Central Business Improvement District Act of 1971, law enforcement and emergency services equipment, levees, libraries, markets, memorials, museums, nursing homes, parks, parking facilities, parkways, playgrounds, plazas, port facilities, docks and dock facilities, including any terminal storage and transportation facilities incident thereto, public art, public buildings, preserves, railroads, including the extension of railroads, and railway beltlines and switches, reclamation of land, recreation centers and facilities, reservoirs, rights-of-way, river and navigation improvements, roads, sanitariums, schools, transportation equipment for schools, sewers, sewage and waste water systems, including, but not limited to, collection, drainage, treatment and disposal systems, ship canals, sidewalks, stadiums, streets, swimming pools, thermal transfer generating plants and/or distribution systems, tunnels, viaducts, voting machines, water treatment distribution and storage systems, wharves and zoos. See Tennessee Code 9-21-105
                        • 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
                        • Receiving: includes , but is not limited to, acquiring possession, control, title or taking a security interest in the property. See Tennessee Code 39-14-102
                        • Reckless: means that a person acts recklessly with respect to circumstances surrounding the conduct or the result of the conduct when the person is aware of, but consciously disregards a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the circumstances exist or the result will occur. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
                        • redevelopment: means the process of replanning, reconstructing, or redesigning a wind energy facility, including the acquisition, clearance, development, or disposal, or any combination of these activities, of a wind energy facility. See Tennessee Code 65-17-101
                        • Refuse: includes all putrescible and nonputrescible solid waste. See Tennessee Code 39-14-501
                        • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
                        • Revenues: means all fees, rents, tolls, rates, rentals, interest earnings, or other charges received or receivable by the local government from any public works project or enterprise then existing or thereafter to be constructed, including any revenues derived or to be derived by a local government from a lease, agreement or contract with any other local government, local government instrumentality, the state, or a state or federal agency for the use of or in connection with a public works project or enterprise, or all other charges to be levied and collected in connection with and all other income and receipts of whatever kind or character derived by the local government from the operation of any public works project or enterprise or arising from any public works project or enterprise. See Tennessee Code 9-21-105
                        • rider: means a person or persons who use a transportation network company's digital network to connect with a transportation network driver who provides prearranged rides to the rider in the driver's personal vehicle between points chosen by the rider. See Tennessee Code 65-15-301
                        • 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
                        • Rubbish: includes nonputrescible solid waste consisting of both combustible and noncombustible waste. See Tennessee Code 39-14-501
                        • 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
                        • secondary purpose: means one (1) of the purposes provided for in §. See Tennessee Code 65-25-102
                        • Sedan: means any motor vehicle except a limousine or taxicab designed or constructed to accommodate and transport passengers for hire that does not have an extended wheel base or an expanded seating capacity designed for the transportation of persons. See Tennessee Code 65-15-102
                        • Services: includes , but is not limited to, the use of a computer, a computer system, a computer network, computer software, computer program, or data to perform tasks. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
                        • Services: includes labor, skill, professional service, transportation, telephone, mail, gas, electricity, steam, water, cable television, entertainment subscription service or other public services, accommodations in hotels, restaurants or elsewhere, admissions to exhibitions, use of vehicles or other movable property, and any other activity or product considered in the ordinary course of business to be a service, regardless of whether it is listed in this subdivision (a)(37) or a specific statute exists covering the same or similar conduct. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
                        • services: includes sales, exchanges, rentals, repairs and maintenance of land, facilities, equipment, machinery, appliances, accessories and goods and the financing of their acquisition by patrons. See Tennessee Code 65-25-102
                        • Shuttle: means any motor vehicle designed or constructed to accommodate and transport not more than fifteen (15) passengers for hire, exclusive of the driver, the principal operation of which is confined to the area within the corporate limits of cities and suburban territory adjacent thereto, and is operated on a fixed route or schedule. See Tennessee Code 65-15-102
                        • Specified unlawful activity: means any act, including any preparatory or completed offense, committed for financial gain that is punishable as a felony under the laws of this state, or if the act occurred outside this state, would be punishable by confinement for more than one (1) year under the laws of the state in which it occurred. See Tennessee Code 39-14-902
                        • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 39-14-802
                        • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 9-21-105
                        • Substantial portion: means ten percent (10%) or more of the value in dollars of a cooperative's assets and properties as appropriately stated in its books of account. See Tennessee Code 65-25-102
                        • Taxable property: means all property subject to ad valorem taxation within the local government, or any portion of the local government, if applicable. See Tennessee Code 9-21-105
                        • Taxicab: means any motor vehicle except a limousine or sedan designed or constructed to accommodate and transport not more than nine (9) passengers for hire, exclusive of the driver, the principal operation of which is confined to the area within the corporate limits of cities and suburban territory adjacent thereto, and is not operated on a fixed route or schedule. See Tennessee Code 65-15-102
                        • Telephone service: means any communication service whereby communication through the electric or electronic transmission of impulses by or through any media such as wireless technology, wires, cables, microwaves, radio waves, light waves or any combination of such media or any other future transmission technology which may become available to improve communication services, is the principal intended use thereof, and includes all telephone lines, facilities or systems used in the rendition of such service. See Tennessee Code 65-29-103
                        • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
                        • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
                        • To process: means to use a computer to put data through a systematic sequence of operations for the purpose of producing a specified result. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
                        • Transportation network company: means a corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, or other entity operating in this state that uses a digital network to connect transportation network company riders to transportation network company drivers who provide prearranged rides. See Tennessee Code 65-15-301
                        • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
                        • Virus: means a migrating program which, at least, attaches itself to the operating system of any computer it enters and can infect any other computer that has access to an "infected" computer. See Tennessee Code 39-14-601
                        • Wind energy facility expansion: means any activity that:

                          • (A) Adds or substantially modifies a wind energy facility, including increasing the height or the number of the turbines, transmission facilities, or other equipment. See Tennessee Code 65-17-101

                          • Writing: includes printing or any other method of recording information, money, coins, tokens, stamps, seals, credit cards, badges, trademarks, and symbols of value, right, privilege or identification. See Tennessee Code 39-14-114