Part 2 Tennessee Sexual Offender and Violent Sexual Offender Registration, Verification, and Tracking Act of 2004
Part 3 Tennessee Serious and Violent Sex Offender Monitoring Pilot Project Act

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 40 > Chapter 39

  • Board: means the board of probation and parole. See
  • 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
  • Conviction: includes , but is not limited to, a conviction by a federal court or military tribunal, including a court-martial conducted by the armed forces of the United States, and a conviction, whether upon a plea of guilty, a plea of nolo contendere, or a finding of guilt by a jury or the court, in any other state of the United States, other jurisdiction or other country. See
  • Designated law enforcement agency: means any law enforcement agency that has jurisdiction over the primary or secondary residence, place of physical presence, place of employment, school or institution of higher education where the student is enrolled or, for offenders on supervised probation or parole, the board or court ordered probation officer. See
  • Employed or practices a vocation: means any full-time or part-time employment in the state, with or without compensation, or employment that involves counseling, coaching, teaching, supervising, volunteering or working with minors in any way, regardless of the period of employment, whether the employment is financially compensated, volunteered or performed for the purpose of any government or education benefit. See
  • Institution of higher education: means a public or private:

    (A) Community college. See

  • Minor: means any person under eighteen (18) years of age. See
  • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Offender: means both sexual offender and violent sexual offender, unless otherwise designated. See
  • Parent: means any biological parent, adoptive parent, or step-parent, and includes any legal or court-appointed guardian or custodian. See
  • 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
  • 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
  • Register: means the initial registration of a sexual or violent sexual offender, or the re-registration of a sexual offender or violent sexual offender after deletion or termination from the SOR. See
  • Registering agency: means a sheriff's office, municipal police department, metropolitan police department, campus law enforcement agency, the Tennessee department of correction, a private contractor with the Tennessee department of correction or the board. See
  • Report: means appearance before the proper designated law enforcement agency for any of the purposes set out in this part. See
  • Resident: means any person who abides, lodges, resides or establishes any other living accommodations in this state, including establishing a physical presence in this state. See
  • Secondary residence: means a place where the person abides, lodges, resides or establishes any other living accommodations in this state for a period of fourteen (14) or more days in the aggregate during any calendar year and that is not the person's primary residence. See
  • Serious offender: includes any person who is convicted in any other jurisdiction of any offense that would constitute a serious offense as defined in this part. See
  • Sexual offender: means a person who has been convicted in this state of committing a sexual offense or has another qualifying conviction. See
  • Sexual offense: means :

    (A) The commission of any act that, on or after November 1, 1989, constitutes the criminal offense of:

    (i) Sexual battery, under §. See

  • Sexual offense: means any of the crimes enumerated in §. See
  • signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • SOR: means the TBI's centralized record system of offender registration, verification and tracking information. See
  • 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
  • Student: means a person who is enrolled on a full-time or part-time basis in any public or private educational institution, including any secondary school, trade or professional institution or institution of higher learning. See
  • TBI: means the Tennessee bureau of investigation. See
  • TBI registration form: means the Tennessee sexual offender registration, verification and tracking form. See
  • TDOC: means the Tennessee department of correction. See
  • TIES: means the Tennessee information enforcement system. See
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Violent sexual offender: means a person who has been convicted in this state of committing a violent sexual offense or has another qualifying conviction. See
  • Violent sexual offender: means any person who is convicted in the state of Tennessee, on or after July 1, 2004, of any sexual offense, as defined in subdivision (2) or §. See
  • Violent sexual offense: means the commission of any act that constitutes the criminal offense of:

    (A) Aggravated rape, under §. See

  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105