§ 40-34-101 Short title
§ 40-34-102 Authority to establish program
§ 40-34-103 Sentence agreements — Notice to officials and victims
§ 40-34-104 Coordination of contract sentencing program
§ 40-34-105 Establishment of alternative objectives of programs — Removal of prisoner from program
§ 40-34-106 Prisoners not exempt from department regulations
§ 40-34-107 Report to state and local government committees
§ 40-34-108 Maximum reduction of sentence

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 40 > Chapter 34 - Contract Sentencing

  • Area: means an area of land or water, or both, whether in public or private ownership, which has scenic, natural, or scientific values. See Tennessee Code 11-14-103
  • 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 environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 11-14-103
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 11-14-103
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • 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
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. 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).
  • 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
  • System: means collectively the areas, whether scenic, natural or scientific, which will be placed in this part and which shall receive the preservation and protection that is provided by this part. See Tennessee Code 11-14-103
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.