Part 1 Search Warrants 40-6-101 – 40-6-110
Part 2 Arrest Warrants 40-6-201 – 40-6-217
Part 3 Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance 40-6-301 – 40-6-311

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 40 > Chapter 6 - Warrants

  • 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.
  • Affiliate: means any entity:

    • (i) In which the taxpayer, directly or indirectly, has more than fifty percent (50%) ownership interest. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004

    • Affiliate: means any entity:

      • (i) In which the taxpayer, directly or indirectly, has more than fifty percent (50%) ownership interest. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004

      • Affiliated group: means :

        • (i) A taxpayer that, standing alone, is subject to the Tennessee franchise tax. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004

        • Affiliated group: means :

          • (i) A taxpayer that, standing alone, is subject to the Tennessee franchise tax. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004

          • Aggrieved person: means a person who was a party to an intercepted wire, oral or electronic communication, or a person against whom the interception was directed. See Tennessee Code 40-6-303
          • Agricultural land: means land that meets the minimum size requirements specified in subdivision (1)(B) and that either:

            • (i) Constitutes a farm unit engaged in the production or growing of agricultural products. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1004

            • 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

              • 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.
              • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
              • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
              • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
              • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
              • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
              • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
              • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
              • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
              • Attorney general and reporter: means the attorney general and reporter of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 40-6-303
              • Average occupational wage: means the average wage for all industries as reported by the department of labor and workforce development in the most recent annual quarterly census of employment and wages super sector data for the state, aggregate of all ownerships. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
              • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
              • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
              • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
              • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
              • Bona fide coin-operated amusement machine: means any coin or token operated game, machine or device that, as a result of depositing a coin, token or other object, automatically or by or through some mechanical or electronic operation involving skill, chance, or a combination thereof, affords music, amusement, or entertainment of some character without vending any merchandise. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2203
              • Brand family: means all styles of cigarettes sold under the same trademark and differentiated from one another by means of additional modifiers or descriptors, including, but not limited to, "menthol" "lights" "kings" and "100s" and includes any brand name, alone or in conjunction with any other word, trademark, logo, symbol, motto, selling message, recognizable pattern of colors, or any other indicia of product identification identical or similar to, or identifiable with, a previously known brand of cigarettes. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2601
              • Building: means any structure built for the support, shelter, or enclosure of persons, chattels, or movable property of any kind, including a mobile home. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2903
              • Building permit: means a permit for development issued in the county, whether by a county, metropolitan or municipal government. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2903
              • Business: includes any activity engaged in by any person, or caused to be engaged in by the person, with the object of gain, benefit, or advantage, either direct or indirect. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3002
              • Business of a financial institution: means :

                • (i) The business that a regulated financial corporation may be authorized to do under state or federal law or the business that its subsidiary is authorized to do by the proper regulatory authorities. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004

                • Business of a financial institution: means :

                  • (i) The business that a regulated financial corporation may be authorized to do under state or federal law or the business that its subsidiary is authorized to do by the proper regulatory authorities. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004

                  • Business owner or business operator: means an owner or operator of a business where one (1) or more bona fide coin-operated amusement machines are available for commercial use and play by the public. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2203
                  • Campus affiliate: means any person within the footprint of a project site, as determined by the commissioner of revenue, that directly or indirectly owns a material interest in a person that qualifies for, or controls, is owned or controlled by, or under common control with a person that qualifies for the credits provided in §. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                  • Capital improvement program: means a proposed schedule of future capital projects, listed in order of construction priority, together with cost estimates and the anticipated means of financing each project requiring the expenditure of public funds, over and above the annual local government operating expenses, for the purchase, construction, or replacement of physical assets. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2903
                  • captive REIT: means an entity with an election in effect under § 856(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code, codified in 26 U. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                  • captive REIT: means an entity with an election in effect under § 856(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code, codified in 26 U. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                  • Certified green energy production facility: means :

                    • (A) A facility certified by the department of environment and conservation as producing electricity for use and consumption off the premises using clean energy technology. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004

                    • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
                    • 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
                    • Collector: includes any person entrusted with the collection of public revenue. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                    • Collector: means in the case of any tax entity, other than a county, that collects its own taxes, assessments, or other charges secured by property, the officer of such tax entity responsible for collecting such taxes, assessments, or charges. See Tennessee Code 67-5-105
                    • Commercial domicile: means the principal place from which the trade or business of a business entity is directed or managed. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                    • Commercial domicile: means the principal place from which the trade or business of a business entity is directed or managed. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of revenue. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                    • commissioner: means the commissioner of revenue. See Tennessee Code 67-4-1901
                    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of revenue. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of revenue. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2203
                    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of revenue. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2601
                    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of revenue. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2802
                    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture or the commissioner's designee. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1004
                    • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
                    • Compensation: means wages, salaries, commissions and any other form of remuneration paid to employees for personal services. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                    • Compensation: means wages, salaries, commissions and any other form of remuneration paid to employees for personal services. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                    • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
                    • Contents: when used with respect to any wire, oral or electronic communication, includes any information concerning the substance, purport or meaning of that communication. See Tennessee Code 40-6-303
                    • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
                    • Controlled substance: means a controlled substance as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2802
                    • Controlled substance analogue: means a controlled substance analogue as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2802
                    • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
                    • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
                    • County: means a county or metropolitan government. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2903
                    • County mayor: means and includes "county executive" unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                    • County school facilities privilege tax: means a tax on new residential development as defined in this part. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2903
                    • Court of record: means any circuit or criminal court in the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 40-6-303
                    • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
                    • Decedent: A deceased person.
                    • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
                    • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
                    • Delinquent tax: means a tax as defined in this section that has been due and payable for at least two (2) years or a tax that has been due and payable for at least one (1) year on real property that is vacant and abandoned pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 67-5-2201
                    • Department: means the department of revenue. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                    • Department: means the department of revenue. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                    • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
                    • Descendent: One who is directly descended from another such as a child, grandchild, or great grandchild.
                    • Development: means the construction, building, erection, or improvement to land by providing a new building or structure that provides floor area for residential use. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2903
                    • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
                    • District attorney general: means the district attorney general of any judicial district where jurisdiction exists to prosecute an offense that is grounds for an intercept order under §. See Tennessee Code 40-6-303
                    • Dwelling unit: means a room, or rooms connected together, constituting a separate, independent housekeeping establishment for owner occupancy, rental or lease on a daily, weekly, monthly or longer basis, physically separated from any other room, rooms or dwelling units that may be in the same building, and containing independent cooking and sleeping facilities. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2903
                    • Electronic communication: means any transfer of signs, signals, writing, images, sounds, data or intelligence of any nature transmitted in whole or in part by the aid of wire, radio, electromagnetic, photooptical or photoelectronic facilities, but does not include:

                      • (A) Any wire or oral communication. See Tennessee Code 40-6-303

                      • Electronic communications service: means any service which provides to users of the service the ability to send or receive wire or electronic communications. See Tennessee Code 40-6-303
                      • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) 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.
                      • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
                      • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
                      • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
                      • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
                      • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
                      • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
                      • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
                      • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
                      • Final return status: means the status of any person or taxpayer that has commenced the process of effecting a surrender of charter, withdrawal of qualification to do business in this state, merger, consolidation, liquidation, complete sale, transfer or distribution of assets, conversion, dissolution, or any similar event that results in, or is intended to result in, the taxpayer ceasing to exist, or no longer being subject to the tax imposed by this part, or no longer having any substantial remaining business or financial activity. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Final return status: means the status of any person or taxpayer that has commenced the process of effecting a surrender of charter, withdrawal of qualification to do business in this state, merger, consolidation, liquidation, complete sale, transfer or distribution of assets, conversion, dissolution, or any similar event that results in, or is intended to result in, the taxpayer ceasing to exist, or no longer being subject to the tax imposed by this part, or no longer having any substantial remaining business or financial activity. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Financial institution: means a holding company, any regulated financial corporation, a subsidiary of a holding company or a regulated financial corporation, an investment entity that is indirectly more than fifty percent (50%) owned by a holding company or a regulated financial corporation, or any other person that is carrying on the business of a financial institution. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Financial institution: means a holding company, any regulated financial corporation, a subsidiary of a holding company or a regulated financial corporation, an investment entity that is indirectly more than fifty percent (50%) owned by a holding company or a regulated financial corporation, or any other person that is carrying on the business of a financial institution. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Financial institution affiliated group: means any affiliated group in which more than fifty percent (50%) of the group's aggregate gross income, excluding dividends and receipts resulting from transactions between members, is derived from conducting the business of a financial institution as defined in subdivision (5)(A). See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • 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.
                      • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
                      • Forest land: means land constituting a forest unit engaged in the growing of trees under a sound program of sustained yield management that is at least fifteen (15) acres and that has tree growth in such quantity and quality and so managed as to constitute a forest. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1004
                      • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
                      • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
                      • General partnership: means a partnership in which all partners, as defined by state law, are fully liable for the debts of, or the claims against, the partnership. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • General partnership: means a partnership in which all partners, as defined by state law, are fully liable for the debts of, or the claims against, the partnership. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Governing body: means the county legislative body or metropolitan council. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2903
                      • Governmental body: means the state of Tennessee, or any county, municipality or other governmental subdivision of the state. See Tennessee Code 67-5-2201
                      • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
                      • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
                      • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
                      • Gross agricultural income: means total income, exclusive of adjustments or deductions, derived from the production or growing of crops, plants, animals, aquaculture products, nursery, or floral products, including income from the rental of property for such purposes and income from federal set aside and related agricultural management programs. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1004
                      • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
                      • hearing examiner: includes an administrative judge serving by appointment of the state board of equalization or an administrative judge serving on behalf of the board under appointment by the secretary of state. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1505
                      • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
                      • 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
                      • Holding company: means any corporation defined as a "bank holding company" under 12 U. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Hospital company: means a corporation or other entity subject to the taxes imposed under this part and part 21 of this chapter and that qualified before January 1, 1999, with the department as a hospital company as defined under prior law. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Hospital company: means a corporation or other entity subject to the taxes imposed under this part and part 21 of this chapter and that qualified before January 1, 1999, with the department as a hospital company as defined under prior law. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Illicit alcoholic beverage: includes , but is not limited to, the products known as "bootleg liquor" "moonshine" "non-tax-paid liquor" and "white liquor". See Tennessee Code 67-4-2802
                      • Importer: means any person in the United States to whom cigarettes manufactured in a foreign country are shipped or consigned or any person who removes cigarettes for sale or consumption in the United States from a customs bonded warehouse. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2601
                      • 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.
                      • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
                      • Intangible expense: means an expense related to, or in connection with, the acquisition, use, maintenance, management, ownership, sale, exchange, license, or any other disposition of intangible property, to the extent such amounts are allowed or allowable as deductions or costs in determining federal taxable income on a separate entity basis. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Intangible income: means income related to, or in connection with, the acquisition, use, maintenance or management, ownership, sale, exchange, license, or any other disposition of intangible property, to the extent such amounts are included or includable in determining federal taxable income. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Intangible property: means patents, patent applications, trade names, trademarks, service marks, franchise rights, copyrights, licenses, research, formulas, designs, patterns, processes, formats, and similar types of intangible assets. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
                      • Intangible property: means patents, patent applications, trade names, trademarks, service marks, franchise rights, copyrights, licenses, research, formulas, designs, patterns, processes, formats, and similar types of intangible assets. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Intercept: means the aural or other acquisition of the contents of any wire, electronic, or oral communication through the use of any electronic, mechanical, or other device. See Tennessee Code 40-6-303
                      • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
                      • Internal Revenue Code: means title 26 of the United States Code as effective during the year in which net earnings are determined under this part. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Internal Revenue Code: means title 26 of the United States Code as effective during the year in which net earnings are determined under this part. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                      • Investigative or law enforcement officer: means :

                        • (A) In all counties having a population in excess of two hundred fifty thousand (250,000), according to the 1990 federal census or any subsequent federal census:

                          • (i) Any officer of the state or a political subdivision of the state, who:

                            • (a) Is empowered by law to conduct investigations of or to make arrests for offenses enumerated in §. See Tennessee Code 40-6-303

                            • Investment entity: means any person that receives more than fifty percent (50%) of its gross income from investment securities and from the business of a financial institution. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                            • Investment securities: means , for purposes of this section, any note, United States treasury securities, obligations of United States government agencies and corporations, obligations of state and political subdivisions, corporate debt securities, participations in securities backed by mortgages held by the United States or state government agencies, loan-backed securities, bonds, debentures, evidence of indebtedness, and other similar debt investments. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                            • Judge of competent jurisdiction: means a judge presiding over any court of record as defined in this part and §§. See Tennessee Code 40-6-303
                            • 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.
                            • Key tenant: means any tenant, located within a qualified medical trade center, that leases and occupies a significant portion of the facility and is determined, in the sole discretion of the commissioner of economic and community development and the commissioner of revenue, to be essential to the initial establishment and viability of the trade center. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                            • Lands: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                            • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
                            • 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
                            • Levy: as used in this title , includes the power of distraint and seizure by any means. See Tennessee Code 67-1-1404
                            • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
                            • Licensed agent: means a person who is authorized to affix tax stamps to packages or other containers of cigarettes under §. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2601
                            • licensee: means an owner as defined in this section, who is licensed to do business in this state, including an owner's officers, directors, shareholders, individuals, members of any association or other entity not specified, and, when applicable in context, the business entity itself. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2203
                            • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
                            • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
                            • 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 government: means :

                              • (A) Any county in this state, including any county having a metropolitan or consolidated form of government, having a population in excess of one hundred twelve thousand (112,000), according to the 2010 federal census or any subsequent federal census. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3201

                              • Local law enforcement agency: means a municipal police department, a metropolitan police department, or a sheriff's office. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2802
                              • Low-street-value drug: means any of the following controlled substances:

                                • (A) An anabolic steroid as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2802

                                • Machine tax: means the annual per machine tax that every owner of a bona fide coin-operated amusement machine in commercial use must pay. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2203
                                • Marijuana: means all parts of the plant of the genus cannabis, whether growing or not. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2802
                                • Markup: The process by which congressional committees and subcommittees debate, amend, and rewrite proposed legislation.
                                • Master license: means the certificate that every owner of a bona fide coin-operated amusement machine must obtain and display in the business owner's or business operator's place of business where the machine is located for commercial use by the public for play, in order to operate the machine in this state legally. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2203
                                • material interest: means the direct or indirect beneficial ownership, as defined in Rule 13d-3, 17 CFR 240. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                • Merchant: means a merchant or peddler within the scope of article II, § 28 of the Constitution of Tennessee and includes any person who is actually engaged in the act of selling, bartering, trading, or distributing to another for consideration any unauthorized substances regardless of the quantity under §. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2802
                                • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
                                • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                • 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.
                                • Municipality: means any incorporated city or county located in this state. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3002
                                • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
                                • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
                                • Non-participating manufacturer: means any tobacco product manufacturer that is not a participating manufacturer. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2601
                                • Nonbusiness earnings: means all earnings other than business earnings. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                • Not-for-profit: means any person described in § 401, § 408, § 408A, § 409, § 501, § 526, § 527, § 528, § 529 or § 530 of the Internal Revenue Code, codified in 26 U. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                • Not-for-profit: means any person described in § 401, § 408, § 408A, § 409, § 501, § 526, § 527, § 528, § 529 or § 530 of the Internal Revenue Code, codified in 26 U. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                • nursery stock: means all trees, shrubs, or other plants, or parts of such trees, shrubs or other plants, grown or kept for, or capable of, propagation, distribution or sale on a commercial basis. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                • Oath: includes affirmation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                • Obligated member: means a member or partner of an obligated member entity that is fully liable for the debts, obligations and liabilities of the entity, as provided in §. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                • Obligated member entity: means a limited liability company, limited partnership or limited liability partnership, all of whose members or partners are fully liable for the debts, obligations and liabilities of the entity, as provided in §. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
                                • Open space easement: means a perpetual right in land of less than fee simple that:

                                  • (A) Obligates the grantor and the grantor's heirs and assigns to certain restrictions constituted to maintain and enhance the existing open or natural character of the land. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1004

                                  • Open space land: includes greenbelt lands or lands primarily devoted to recreational use. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1004
                                  • Oral communication: means any oral communication uttered by a person exhibiting an expectation that the communication is not subject to interception under circumstances justifying that expectation, but "oral communication" does not include any electronic communication. See Tennessee Code 40-6-303
                                  • Owner: means any person, individual, firm, company, association, or other business entity owning any bona fide coin-operated amusement machine. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2203
                                  • Owner: means the person holding title to the land. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1004
                                  • Participating manufacturer: has the meaning given that term in Section II(jj) of the master settlement agreement and all amendments thereto. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2601
                                  • 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.
                                  • Pass-through entity: means an S corporation, an entity treated as a partnership for federal income tax purposes, an entity treated as a trust for federal income tax purposes or a business entity that has a single owner and that is disregarded as an entity separate from its owner for federal income tax purposes, but not for purposes of this part and part 21 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Pen register: means a device which records or decodes electronic or other impulses which identify the numbers dialed or otherwise transmitted on the telephone line to which the device is attached, but "pen register" does not include any device used by a provider or customer of a wire or electronic communication service for billing, or recording as an incident to billing, for communication services provided by the provider or any device used by a provider or customer of a wire communication service for cost accounting or other like purposes in the ordinary course of its business. See Tennessee Code 40-6-303
                                  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                  • Person: means person as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2802
                                  • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership, limited liability company, joint-venture, association, corporation, estate, trust, business trust, receiver, syndicate, or other group or combination acting as a unit. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2903
                                  • Person: includes any individual, firm, partnership, joint venture, association, corporation, estate, trust, business trust, receiver, syndicate, or other group or combination acting as a unit. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3002
                                  • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, organization, association, or other legal entity. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1004
                                  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. 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
                                  • Place of worship: means that portion of a building, owned by a religious institution that has property tax exempt status, that is used for worship services and related functions. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2903
                                  • Planning commission: means a commission created under §. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1004
                                  • 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.
                                  • Present use value: means the value of land based on its current use as either agricultural, forest, or open space land and assuming that there is no possibility of the land being used for another purpose. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1004
                                  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
                                  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
                                  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
                                  • Property: means any and all real property and all improvements thereon or used in connection therewith. See Tennessee Code 67-5-2201
                                  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
                                  • Public authority: means any agency, authority or instrumentality described by §. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3002
                                  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
                                  • public REIT: means an entity that has an election in effect under § 856(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code that files with the securities and exchange commission and whose shares are traded on a securities exchange that is either registered as a national securities exchange with the securities and exchange commission under § 6 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, codified in 15 U. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Public transit system: means any mass transit system intended for shared passenger transport services to the general public, together with any building, structure, appurtenance, utility, transport support facility, transport vehicles, service vehicles, parking facility, or any other facility, structure, vehicle, or property needed to operate the transportation facility or provide connectivity for the transportation facility to any other non-mass transit system transportation infrastructure, including, but not limited to, interstates, highways, roads, streets, alleys, and sidewalks. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3201
                                  • Qualified commercial financing entity: means a person that qualified for the credit in §. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Qualified medical trade center: means any facility, located in a county with a metropolitan form of government, that is substantially composed of permanent and temporary show rooms for medical product suppliers as well as educational space and conference facilities for medical trade shows. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Qualified medical trade center: means any facility, located in a county with a metropolitan form of government, that is substantially composed of permanent and temporary show rooms for medical product suppliers as well as educational space and conference facilities for medical trade shows. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Qualified medical trade center relocation expenses: means those expenses that both the commissioner of revenue and the commissioner of economic and community development determine, in their sole discretion, are necessary to the creation of a permanent show room within a qualified medical trade center in conjunction with the initial establishment of such facility. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Qualified medical trade center relocation expenses: means those expenses that both the commissioner of revenue and the commissioner of economic and community development determine, in their sole discretion, are necessary to the creation of a permanent show room within a qualified medical trade center in conjunction with the initial establishment of such facility. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Qualified new or expanded warehouse or distribution facility: means a new or expanded facility for the storage or distribution of finished tangible personal property. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Qualified new or expanded warehouse or distribution facility: means a new or expanded facility for the storage or distribution of finished tangible personal property. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Qualified public use facility: means a building, complex, center or facility described by §. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3002
                                  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
                                  • 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
                                  • 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
                                  • Regulated financial corporation: means an institution, the deposits, shares, or accounts of which are insured under the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, compiled in 12 U. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • 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.
                                  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
                                  • 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
                                  • Residential: means the development of any property for a dwelling unit or units. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2903
                                  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
                                  • 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
                                  • Rollback taxes: means the amount of back tax differential payable under §. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1004
                                  • Sale: includes a transaction whereby the possession of property is transferred but the seller retains title as security for the payment of the price. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3002
                                  • Sales: means all gross receipts of the taxpayer not allocated under this part. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Sales: means all gross receipts of the taxpayer not allocated under this part. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Sales price: means the total amount for which tangible personal property or services rendered is sold, including any services that are a part of the sale, valued in money, whether paid in money or otherwise, and includes any amount for which credit is given to the purchaser by the seller, without any deduction from the price on account of the cost of the property sold, the cost of materials used, labor or service cost, losses, or any other expense whatsoever. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3002
                                  • 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
                                  • Securities: means United States treasury securities, obligations of United States government agencies and corporations, obligations of state and political subdivisions, corporate stock and other securities, participations in securities backed by mortgages held by the United States or state government agencies, loan-backed securities and similar investments. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Securities: means United States treasury securities, obligations of United States government agencies and corporations, obligations of state and political subdivisions, corporate stock and other securities, participations in securities backed by mortgages held by the United States or state government agencies, loan-backed securities and similar investments. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
                                  • Services: means and includes every activity, function or work engaged in by a person for profit or monetary gain, except as otherwise provided in this part. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3002
                                  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
                                  • 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
                                  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, any territory or possession of the United States and any foreign country or political subdivision thereof. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • State: means any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, any territory or possession of the United States and any foreign country or political subdivision thereof. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • State forester: means the director of the division of forestry. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1004
                                  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
                                  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
                                  • Sticker: means the decal issued for each bona fide coin-operated amusement machine to show proof of payment of the machine tax. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2203
                                  • Substantial nexus in this state: means any direct or indirect connection of the taxpayer to this state such that the taxpayer can be required under the Constitution of the United States to remit the tax imposed under this part and part 21 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Substantial nexus in this state: means any direct or indirect connection of the taxpayer to this state such that the taxpayer can be required under the Constitution of the United States to remit the tax imposed under this part and part 21 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
                                  • Surcharge: means a tax, or combination of taxes, levied by a local government pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3201
                                  • Tangible personal property: means and includes personal property that may be seen, weighed, measured, felt or touched, or is in any other manner perceptible to the senses. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3002
                                  • Tax: means any obligation due a governmental body, which obligation is secured by a lien on real property. See Tennessee Code 67-5-2201
                                  • Tax entity: includes counties, cities, metropolitan governments, municipal corporations, quasi-municipal corporations, and political subdivisions having authority to levy a property tax. See Tennessee Code 67-5-105
                                  • Tax lien: means the lien securing a tax as defined in this section. See Tennessee Code 67-5-2201
                                  • Tax suit: means any suit brought to enforce a tax lien as defined in this section. See Tennessee Code 67-5-2201
                                  • Taxing jurisdiction: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or a territory or possession of the United States. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • taxpayer: means every corporation, subchapter S corporation, limited liability company, professional limited liability company, registered limited liability partnership, professional registered limited liability partnership, limited partnership, cooperative, joint-stock association, business trust, regulated investment company, REIT, state-chartered or national bank, or state-chartered or federally chartered savings and loan association. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Taxpayer: means any owner of property subject to taxation or any party liable for property taxes. See Tennessee Code 67-5-105
                                  • taxpayer: means every corporation, subchapter S corporation, limited liability company, professional limited liability company, registered limited liability partnership, professional registered limited liability partnership, limited partnership, cooperative, joint-stock association, business trust, regulated investment company, REIT, state-chartered or national bank, or state-chartered or federally chartered savings and loan association. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                  • Taxpayer: as used in this part or part 15 of this chapter, means the owner of the property under appeal or any lessee legally obligated to pay ad valorem taxes for which the property is liable. See Tennessee Code 67-5-1412
                                  • Tennessee historic property preservation or rehabilitation entity: means an entity that satisfies all of the following requirements:

                                    • (A) The Tennessee historic property preservation or rehabilitation entity must be a corporation or limited liability company organized under the laws of Tennessee, that is directly or indirectly controlled by a not-for-profit entity, as defined in this part. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004

                                    • Testify: Answer questions in court.
                                    • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
                                    • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
                                    • Tourism development zone: means an area described by §. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3002
                                    • Transit improvement program: means a program consisting of specified public transit system projects and services. See Tennessee Code 67-4-3201
                                    • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
                                    • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
                                    • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
                                    • Unauthorized substance: means a controlled substance, a controlled substance analogue, a low-street-value drug or an illicit alcoholic beverage. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2802
                                    • under common control with: means the possession, direct or indirect, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of an entity, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise, and shall be construed as "control" is used in the rules promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, compiled in 15 U. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                    • unitary group: includes those entities that are engaged in a unitary business transacted wholly in, or in and out of the state of Tennessee, even if some of the entities would not be subject to tax in this state, if considered apart from their unitary group. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                    • unitary group: includes those entities that are engaged in a unitary business transacted wholly in, or in and out of the state of Tennessee, even if some of the entities would not be subject to tax in this state, if considered apart from their unitary group. See Tennessee Code 67-4-2004
                                    • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                    • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
                                    • Wire communication: means any aural transfer made in whole or in part through the use of facilities for the transmission of communications by the aid of wire, cable, or other like connection between the point of origin and the point of reception, including the use of such connection in a switching station, furnished or operated by any person engaged as a provider of wire or electronic communications service in providing or operating those facilities for the transmission of communications. See Tennessee Code 40-6-303
                                    • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
                                    • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                    • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105