§ 40-9-101 Short Title
§ 40-9-102 Chapter Definitions
§ 40-9-103 Warrant of Arrest for Crime in Another State
§ 40-9-104 Arrest Without Warrant for Felony in Another State
§ 40-9-105 Commitment Awaiting Extradition
§ 40-9-106 Admission to Bail
§ 40-9-107 Forfeiture of Bail
§ 40-9-108 Disposition of Prisoner on Expiration of Time Specified in Warrant of Commitment — No Discharge Pending Proceedings Before Governor
§ 40-9-109 Governor’s Duty to Cause Arrest and Extradition of Fugitives
§ 40-9-110 Contents of Demands From Other States
§ 40-9-111 Investigation by Prosecuting Officer
§ 40-9-112 Allegations Required in Demand for Extradition
§ 40-9-113 Acts Resulting in Crime in State in Which Accused Is Not Present
§ 40-9-114 Guilt or Innocence Not Inquired Into
§ 40-9-115 Demand for Person Held on Charge of Crime in Tennessee
§ 40-9-116 Issuance of Warrant of Arrest
§ 40-9-117 Recall or Reissuance of Warrant
§ 40-9-118 Authority Given by Governor’s Warrant
§ 40-9-119 Information to Person Arrested — Habeas Corpus
§ 40-9-120 Confinement of Prisoner en Route
§ 40-9-121 Demand for Fugitive From Tennessee
§ 40-9-122 Warrant to Agent to Return Prisoner
§ 40-9-123 Application for Requisition of Person Charged With Crime
§ 40-9-124 Application for Requisition of Escapee, Bail Jumper, Parole Violator, Probationer, or Community Corrections Violator
§ 40-9-125 Form and Contents of Application
§ 40-9-126 Expenses Paid by State
§ 40-9-127 Expenses Paid by County
§ 40-9-128 Trial for Crimes Not Specified in Requisition
§ 40-9-129 Construction of Chapter
§ 40-9-130 Waiver

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 40 > Chapter 9 - Uniform Criminal Extradition Act

  • Adventure tourism: means outdoor recreational opportunities such as equine and motorized trail riding, white water rafting and kayaking, rappelling, road biking, rock climbing, hang-gliding, spelunking, shooting sports, mountain biking, canoeing, paragliding, rowing, zip lining and other such activities. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
  • Adventure tourism district: means a defined geographic area identified and authorized by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of a local governing body and approved by the department and the department of environment and conservation as an area where the promotion of adventure tourism is encouraged. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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.
  • Best interests of the state: means a determination by the commissioner of revenue, with approval by the commissioner of tourist development, that:

    1. The qualified business enterprise or enterprises made within or adjacent to an adventure tourism district is a result of the special allocation and tax credits provided for in §. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    2. Canoeing: means the use of canoe for navigation of waterways. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    3. 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
    4. Commissioner: means the commissioner of health, who shall administer this part. See Tennessee Code 11-12-202
    5. Commissioner: means the commissioner of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 11-14-103
    6. Commissioner: means the commissioner of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 11-11-103
    7. Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
    8. Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    9. County mayor: means and includes "county executive" unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    10. Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
    11. Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
    12. Department: means the department of tourist development. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    13. Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 11-14-103
    14. Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 11-11-103
    15. 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.
    16. Executive authority: includes the governor, and any person performing the functions of governor in a state other than this state. See Tennessee Code 40-9-102
    17. Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
    18. Governor: includes any person performing the functions of governor by authority of the law of this state. See Tennessee Code 40-9-102
    19. Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
    20. Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
    21. Hang-gliding: means an air sport in which a pilot flies a light and un-motorized aircraft launched by foot. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    22. 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
    23. 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.
    24. Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
    25. Jogging trail: means any trail at least one (1) mile in length. See Tennessee Code 11-12-202
    26. 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.
    27. Kayaking: means the use of a kayak for navigation of waterways. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    28. Lands: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    29. 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
    30. Local governing body: means the elected legislative body of a municipal, metropolitan or county government. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    31. Motorized trail riding: means the exploration of trails and natural areas by use of all-terrain vehicles. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    32. Mountain biking: means the exploration of trails and natural areas by the use of bicycles. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    33. Oath: includes affirmation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    34. Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
    35. Paragliding: means the air sport in which a pilot flies a light motorized aircraft that uses a parachute to stay airborne. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    36. Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    37. 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.
    38. Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
    39. Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    40. 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
    41. 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).
    42. 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
    43. 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
    44. Road biking: means both noncompetitive and competitive bicycling events that take place on improved roads. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    45. Rock climbing: means the recreational sport of climbing up or across natural rock formations. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    46. Rowing: means the propelling of a boat by means of oars. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    47. 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.
    48. Shooting sports: means the recreational sport of firing handguns, rifles or shotguns at moving or fixed targets. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    49. 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
    50. Spelunking: means the recreational sport of exploring noncommercial cave systems. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    51. 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
    52. State land: includes any land owned, operated, or under the control or supervision of any department or agency of the state. See Tennessee Code 11-12-202
    53. 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
    54. System: means the "Tennessee trails system" as established in this chapter and including all trails and trail segments, together with their rights-of-way, whether initially designated or later added by any of the procedures described in the chapter. See Tennessee Code 11-11-103
    55. Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
    56. United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    57. White water rafting: means the recreational activity of using an inflatable raft or kayak to navigate rough water. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203
    58. Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
    59. written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    60. Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    61. Zip lining: means the exploration of natural areas by use of above-ground cable systems. See Tennessee Code 11-11-203