§ 48-17-101 Annual meeting
§ 48-17-102 Special meeting
§ 48-17-103 Court-ordered meeting
§ 48-17-104 Action without meeting
§ 48-17-105 Notice of meeting
§ 48-17-106 Waiver of notice
§ 48-17-107 Record date
§ 48-17-108 Waiver or approval by fiduciaries
§ 48-17-109 Shareholder meetings through special communication
§ 48-17-110 Conduct of the meeting

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 48 > For-Profit Business Corporations > Chapter 17 > Part 1 - Meetings

  • 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

    • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
    • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
    • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
    • board of directors: means the governing board of a corporation, whether denominated the board of directors or otherwise, except that no person or group of persons is the board of directors because of powers delegated to that person or group pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 48-51-201
    • Business: includes every trade, occupation, profession, investment activity and other lawful purpose for gain or the preservation of assets whether or not carried on for profits. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
    • Bylaws: means the code or codes of rules (other than the charter) adopted pursuant to chapters 51-68 of this title for the regulation or management of the affairs of the corporation irrespective of the name or names by which such rules are designated. See Tennessee Code 48-51-201
    • Charter: includes amended and restated charters and articles of merger. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
    • 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
    • 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 mayor: means and includes "county executive" unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Court: includes every court and judge having jurisdiction in the case. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
    • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
    • delivery: means any method of delivery used in conventional commercial practice, including delivery by hand, mail, commercial delivery, and, if authorized in accordance with §. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
    • Directors: means natural persons, designated in the charter or bylaws or elected or appointed by the incorporators, and their successors and natural persons elected or appointed to act as members of the board, irrespective of the names or titles by which such persons are described. See Tennessee Code 48-51-201
    • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
    • Document: means :

      • (A) Any tangible medium on which information is inscribed, and includes any writing or written instrument. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201

      • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
      • 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.
      • Executor: includes an administrator, where the subject matter applies to an administrator. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
      • 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.
      • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
      • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Library: means :

        • (A) A library that is open to the public and established or operated by:

          • (i) The state, a county, city, town, school district or any other political subdivision of the state. See Tennessee Code 10-8-101

          • Library record: means a document, record, or other method of storing information retained by a library that identifies a person as having requested or obtained specific information or materials from such library. See Tennessee Code 10-8-101
          • Month: means the time from any day of any month to the corresponding day of the succeeding month, if any, and if none, the last day of the succeeding month. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
          • Oath: includes affirmation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
          • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
          • Person: includes individual and entity. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
          • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
          • Principal office: means the office (in or out of this state) so designated in the annual report where the principal executive offices of a domestic or foreign corporation are located. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
          • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
          • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
          • 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
          • Record date: means the date established under chapter 16 or 17 on which a corporation determines the identity of its shareholders for purposes of chapters 11-27 of this title. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
          • Registered office: means the place in this state designated in the articles as the registered office of the LLC. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
          • 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
          • Secretary: means the corporate officer to whom the bylaws or the board of directors has delegated responsibility under §. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
          • 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.
          • Shareholder: means the person in whose name shares are registered in the records of a corporation or the beneficial owner of shares to the extent of the rights granted by a nominee certificate on file with a corporation. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
          • signature: means , with present intent to authenticate or adopt a document:

            • (A) To execute or adopt a tangible symbol to a document, and includes any manual, facsimile, or conformed signature. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201

            • 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: 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
            • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
            • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
            • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
            • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
            • United States: includes district, authority, bureau, commission, department, and any other agency of the United States. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
            • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
            • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
            • written: means any information in the form of a document. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
            • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105