Tennessee Code > Title 40 > Chapter 34 – Contract Sentencing
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- 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.
- Appraisal: A determination of property value.
- Central procurement office: means the government agency established in §. See Tennessee Code 12-3-201
- Chief procurement officer: means the person holding the position established in §. See Tennessee Code 12-3-201
- Contract: means any duly authorized and legally binding written agreement for the procurement of goods and services. See Tennessee Code 12-3-201
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
- Department: means the department of general services. See Tennessee Code 12-3-1102
- Goods: means all personal property, including, but not limited to, supplies, equipment, materials, printing, and insurance. See Tennessee Code 12-3-201
- Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
- Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
- Procurement: means buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise acquiring of any goods or services. See Tennessee Code 12-3-201
- Procurement and contracting: means the procurement of equipment, supplies, personal services, professional services, consulting services, construction contracts, and architectural and engineering services. See Tennessee Code 12-3-1102
- Procurement commission: means the state procurement commission, as established in §. See Tennessee Code 12-3-201
- 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
- Respondent: includes a "bidder" or "proposer" that is a natural person or legal entity that has properly registered as required by the state. See Tennessee Code 12-3-201
- Services: means all services and agreements obligating the state, except services for highway and road improvements governed by title 54 and design and construction services governed by title 4, chapter 15. See Tennessee Code 12-3-201
- Small business: means a business that is a continuing, independent, for profit business which performs a commercially useful function with residence in this state and has total gross receipts of not more than ten million dollars ($10,000,000) averaged over a three-year period or employs no more than ninety-nine (99) persons on a full-time basis. See Tennessee Code 12-3-1102
- Solicitation: means any type of document that invites responses and may include, by way of example, an "invitation to bid" a "request for proposal" or a "competitive negotiation". See Tennessee Code 12-3-201
- 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 department, office, institution of higher education, board, commission, or any other state agency that receives state funds. See Tennessee Code 12-3-1102
- State agency: means any state governmental entity, other than the central procurement office and those state entities exempted by §. See Tennessee Code 12-3-201
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
- United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
- Vendor: means a natural person or legal entity that has been established by the department of finance and administration's division of accounts as a vendor through proper authority for which payment may be made by the state. See Tennessee Code 12-3-201
- written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105