Chapter 201 General Provisions 48-201-101 – 48-201-103
Chapter 202 Definitions and Notice 48-202-101 – 48-202-102
Chapter 203 Formation 48-203-101 – 48-203-102
Chapter 204 Conversion of Partnership to an Llc 48-204-101 – 48-204-103
Chapter 205 Articles of Organization 48-205-101
Chapter 206 Operating Agreement 48-206-101 – 48-206-102
Chapter 207 Name 48-207-101 – 48-207-103
Chapter 208 Registered Agent 48-208-101 – 48-208-105
Chapter 209 Amendment of Articles 48-209-101 – 48-209-107
Chapter 211 Classification for Tax Purposes 48-211-101
Chapter 212 General Powers of Llc 48-212-101
Chapter 213 Ultra Vires Actions 48-213-101
Chapter 214 Transaction of Business Outside Tennessee 48-214-101 – 48-214-102
Chapter 215 Members and Membership Interests 48-215-101
Chapter 216 Termination of Membership Interest 48-216-101
Chapter 217 Absence of Personal Liability 48-217-101
Chapter 218 Assignment 48-218-101 – 48-218-105
Chapter 219 Powers of Estate of Deceased or Incompetent Member 48-219-101
Chapter 220 Sharing of Profits and Losses 48-220-101
Chapter 221 Preemptive Rights 48-221-101
Chapter 222 Membership Meetings 48-222-101 – 48-222-103
Chapter 223 Member Actions Without a Meeting 48-223-101 – 48-223-103
Chapter 224 Voting 48-224-101 – 48-224-105
Chapter 225 Proxies 48-225-101
Chapter 226 Member Voting Agreements 48-226-101
Chapter 228 Records and Reports 48-228-101 – 48-228-203
Chapter 230 Derivative Actions and Equitable Remedies 48-230-101 – 48-230-105
Chapter 231 Dissenters’ Rights 48-231-101 – 48-231-401
Chapter 232 Contributions and Admission of Members 48-232-101 – 48-232-102
Chapter 233 Contribution Agreements 48-233-101
Chapter 234 Contribution Allowance Agreements 48-234-101
Chapter 235 Financial Provisions 48-235-101 – 48-235-102
Chapter 236 Distributions 48-236-101 – 48-236-105
Chapter 237 Liability Upon Wrongful Distribution 48-237-101
Chapter 238 Governance 48-238-101 – 48-238-104
Chapter 239 Governor Management 48-239-101 – 48-239-116
Chapter 240 Member Management 48-240-101 – 48-240-103
Chapter 241 Managers 48-241-101 – 48-241-111
Chapter 242 Loans and Obligations 48-242-101 – 48-242-102
Chapter 243 Indemnification 48-243-101
Chapter 244 Merger and Transfer of Assets 48-244-101 – 48-244-201
Chapter 245 Dissolution Generally 48-245-101 – 48-245-1201
Chapter 246 Foreign Limited Liability Companies 48-246-101 – 48-246-602
Chapter 247 Filing Documents and Secretary of State 48-247-101 – 48-247-202
Chapter 248 Professional Limited Liability Companies 48-248-101 – 48-248-606
Chapter 249 Tennessee Revised Limited Liability Company Act 48-249-101 – 48-249-1133

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 48 > Limited Liability Companies

  • Absorptive capacity: is a determination made by a local government evaluating, for a host community within that jurisdiction:

    • (A) The capacity of the community's social service and healthcare agencies to meet the existing needs of the community's current residents. See Tennessee Code 4-38-102

    • Access: means that a provider is capable of providing cable service or video service at the household address regardless of whether any customer has ordered service or whether the owner or landlord or other responsible person has granted access to the household. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
    • Acquire: means to purchase, lease, construct, reconstruct, replace, or acquire by gift. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
    • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
    • Administrative judge: means an agency member, agency employee or employee or official of the office of the secretary of state, licensed to practice law and authorized by law to conduct contested case proceedings pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
    • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1401
    • Adult bookstore: means a business that offers, as its principal or predominate stock or trade, sexually oriented material, devices, or paraphernalia, whether determined by the total number of sexually oriented materials, devices or paraphernalia offered for sale or by the retail value of such materials, devices or paraphernalia, specified sexual activities, or any combination or form thereof, whether printed, filmed, recorded or live, and that restricts or purports to restrict admission to adults or to any class of adults. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
    • Adult cabaret: includes a commercial establishment that features entertainment of an erotic nature, including exotic dancers, strippers, male or female impersonators, or similar entertainers. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
    • Adult cabaret: means a cabaret that features topless dancers, go-go dancers, exotic dancers, strippers, male or female impersonators, or similar entertainers. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1401
    • Adult entertainment: means any exhibition of any adult-oriented motion picture, live performance, display or dance of any type, that has as a principal or predominant theme, emphasis, or portion of such performance, any actual or simulated performance of specified sexual activities or exhibition and viewing of specified anatomical areas, removal of articles of clothing or appearing unclothed, pantomime, modeling, or any other personal service offered customers. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
    • Adult motion picture theater: means an enclosed building with a capacity of fifty (50) or more persons regularly used for presenting material having as a dominant theme or presenting material distinguished or characterized by an emphasis on matter depicting, describing or relating to specified sexual activities or specified anatomical areas as defined in this section, for observation by patrons in the building. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
    • Adult-oriented establishment: includes , but is not limited to, an adult bookstore, adult motion picture theater, adult mini-motion picture establishment, adult cabaret, escort agency, sexual encounter center, massage parlor, rap parlor, sauna. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
    • Adult-oriented establishment: includes , but is not limited to:

      • (A) "Adult book stores" means any corporation, partnership or business of any kind that has as its principal or predominant stock or trade, books, magazines or other periodicals and that offers, sells, provides or rents for a fee:

        • (i) Is available for viewing by patrons on the premises by means of the operation of movie machines or slide projectors. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1401

        • Affiliate: means :

          • (A)

            • (i) Any person who, directly or indirectly, beneficially owns, controls or holds the power to vote fifteen percent (15%) or more of the outstanding voting securities or other voting ownership interest of a TNInvestco or insurance company. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102

            • Agency: means every department or organization described in chapter 3 of this title. See Tennessee Code 4-33-103
            • agency: means that organization that has been designated pursuant to the terms of this chapter to administer the Tennessee homestead program. See Tennessee Code 7-66-102
            • Agency: means each state board, commission, committee, department, officer, or any other unit of state government authorized or required by any statute or constitutional provision to make rules or to determine contested cases. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
            • Agency action: includes any action by an agency or subdivision thereof that may have substantial economic impact upon any person. See Tennessee Code 4-33-103
            • agreement: means that contract between the homesteader and the administering agency relative to participation in the homestead program. See Tennessee Code 7-66-102
            • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
            • Allocation date: means the date on which investment tax credits under §. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
            • Annual report: means the form required by §. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
            • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
            • any prior fiscal year: means any fiscal year beginning on or after July 1, 1984. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
            • any prior fiscal year: means any fiscal year beginning on or after July 1, 1984. See Tennessee Code 7-52-303
            • Applicable ad valorem taxes: means any ad valorem taxes that, but for ownership of a project by a corporation, would have been due and payable pursuant to §§. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
            • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
            • Appraisal ratio: means the ratio of appraised values of record to one hundred percent (100%) of current values that are to be derived in accordance with applicable state law for use in ad valorem property tax determinations each tax year. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
            • Appraisal ratio: means the ratio of appraised values of record to one hundred percent (100%) of current values that are to be derived in accordance with applicable state law for use in ad valorem property tax determinations each tax year. See Tennessee Code 7-52-303
            • Appropriate county or municipality: means the legislative body of the county or municipality that, by resolution or ordinance, respectively, created the emergency communications district. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
            • Approved system: means a solid waste disposal facility that has as its primary purpose the creation and recovery of energy from solid waste, as defined in subdivision (a)(4), and has as a secondary or incidental purpose the recovery of recyclable commodities, and which facility has been approved by the department of environment and conservation under authority granted to it by title 68, chapter 211. See Tennessee Code 7-58-101
            • Articles of conversion: means the form of articles provided for in chapter 204 of this title creating a new LLC and evidencing the conversion of an existing partnership or corporation to the new LLC which shall have all of the assets and liabilities of the former partnership. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
            • articles of organization: means , in the case of an LLC, articles of organization or, to the extent applicable with respect to an LLC initially formed under and governed by the Tennessee Limited Liability Company Act, compiled in chapters 201-248 of this title, articles of conversion, taken together with all of the following, to the extent they modify, correct, restate or otherwise affect the articles of organization or articles of conversion: articles of amendment, articles of correction, certificates of merger and all documents required to be filed with any of the articles of amendment, articles of correction and certificates of merger, as part of the formation and continuation of an LLC. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
            • articles of organization: means in the case of an LLC organized under chapters 201-248 of this title, articles of organization, articles of amendment, articles of correction, certificates of merger, and all similar documents required to be filed with any of the foregoing as part of the formation and continuation of an LLC. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
            • Assembly building: means a building where a number of persons congregate for amusement, civic, educational, recreational, religious or social purposes. See Tennessee Code 7-62-101
            • Assessed value: means value as assessed for municipal property tax purposes. See Tennessee Code 7-84-503
            • Assessed value: means value as assessed for municipal property tax purposes. See Tennessee Code 7-84-603
            • Assessed value: means value as assessed for municipal property tax purposes. See Tennessee Code 7-84-103
            • Assessment ratio in effect: means that assessment ratio being applied by the comptroller of the treasury in assessing gas system property of private gas corporations for ad valorem taxation or, if such assessment function ceases to be performed by the comptroller of the treasury, that assessment ratio applied by any authorized department, agency, or official of the state empowered to so apply such an assessment ratio in assessing gas system property. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
            • Assessment ratio in effect: means that assessment ratio being applied by the comptroller of the treasury in assessing electric system property of electric cooperatives and electric membership corporations for ad valorem taxation or, if such assessment function ceases to be performed by the comptroller of the treasury, that assessment ratio applied by any authorized department, agency, comptroller of the treasury, or official of the state empowered to so apply such an assessment ratio in assessing electric system property of electric cooperatives and electric membership corporations. See Tennessee Code 7-52-303
            • Associated municipality: means the municipality for the benefit of which an energy acquisition corporation is organized. See Tennessee Code 7-39-102
            • association: means the Ladies' Hermitage Association. See Tennessee Code 4-13-102
            • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
            • Attorney general: means the attorney general and reporter and any assistant thereto by whatever name known, any district attorney general and any assistant thereto by whatever name called, and any officer or full-time employee of the general assembly or any committee thereof established by statute, who is duly licensed to practice law in Tennessee, whose duty it is to provide facilities for drafting bills or to assist individual legislators in drafting bills or who renders legal advice and services to the members of the general assembly or committees thereof. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
            • Authority: means a port authority created pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-87-103
            • Auxiliary container: means a bag, cup, bottle, can, device, eating or drinking utensil or tool, or other packaging, whether reusable or single use, which is:

              • (A) Made of cloth, paper, plastic, including foamed or expanded plastic, cardboard, corrugated material, aluminum, glass, post-consumer recycled material, or similar material or substrates, including coated, laminated, or multilayer substrates. See Tennessee Code 7-51-2001

              • 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.
              • Base investment amount: means fourteen million dollars ($14,000,000) in the case of a qualified TNInvestco receiving one (1) allocation of tax credits and twenty eight million dollars ($28,000,000) in the case of a qualified TNInvestco receiving two (2) allocations of tax credits, which must be available in cash or cash equivalents immediately following the investment by a TNInvestco's participating investors and its owners. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
              • Base personnel policies: means the policies that are required to be adopted under this chapter and that are enumerated in §. See Tennessee Code 5-23-102
              • Base tax revenues: means the revenues generated from the collection of state sales and use taxes from all businesses within the applicable border region retail tourism development district as of the end of the fiscal year of this state immediately prior to the year in which the municipality or industrial development corporation is entitled to receive an allocation of tax revenue pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-40-103
              • Base tax revenues: means the revenues generated from the collection of state sales and use taxes from all businesses within the applicable regional retail tourism development district as of the end of the fiscal year of this state immediately prior to the year in which the municipality or industrial development corporation is entitled to receive an allocation of tax revenue pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-41-103
              • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
              • Best interests of the state: means a determination by the commissioner of revenue, with approval by the commissioner of economic and community development, that:

                • (A) The economic development project or extraordinary retail or tourism facility within the district is a result of the special allocation and distribution of state sales tax provided for in §? 7-41-106. See Tennessee Code 7-41-103

                • Bestiality: means sexual activity, actual or simulated, between a human being and an animal. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1401
                • Blighted: has the meaning ascribed to that term in title 13, chapters 20 and 21. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1902
                • Board: means the Tennessee board of court reporting. See Tennessee Code 20-9-602
                • board: means the board provided for in part 3 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                • Board: means the adult-oriented establishment board, or, if there is in existence in the county a massage registration board appointed by the county mayor, such board may be substituted for the board. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                • Board: means the state board for licensing contractors, created by §. See Tennessee Code 4-41-102
                • Board: means the Tennessee hall of fame board created within the department under §. See Tennessee Code 4-3-5402
                • Board: means the governing body of any authority created pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-65-102
                • Board: means the board of directors of the authority. See Tennessee Code 7-69-102
                • Board: means the board of commissioners of an authority. See Tennessee Code 7-87-103
                • Board: means the board of trustees of an authority. See Tennessee Code 7-57-103
                • Board: means the board of assessment commissioners. See Tennessee Code 7-84-103
                • 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
                • board of governors: means the board of governors of an LLC electing to be board-managed or, in the case of a foreign limited liability company, its equivalent. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                • Board-managed: means an LLC organized pursuant to this title that elected pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                • Bonds: means bonds, notes, interim certificates or other obligations of an authority issued by its board of directors pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-65-102
                • Bonds: means bonds, notes, interim certificates or other obligations of a corporation issued pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-39-102
                • Bonds: means bonds, notes, interim certificates or other obligations of a corporation issued pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                • Business: means every trade, occupation, profession, investment activity, and other lawful purpose for gain or the preservation of assets, whether or not carried on for profit. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                • 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
                • Cable service: means :

                  • (A) The one-way transmission to subscribers of video programming or other programming service. See Tennessee Code 7-59-201

                  • Cable service: has the meaning set forth in 47 U. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                  • Cable service provider: means a provider of cable service. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                  • Cable system: means a facility consisting of a set of closed transmission paths and associated signal generation, reception, and control equipment that is designed to provide cable service that includes video programming and that is provided to multiple subscribers within a community. See Tennessee Code 7-59-201
                  • Cable system: has the meaning set forth in 47 U. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                  • Capital improvement property: means any real or tangible property needed for a governmental purpose and having a useful life of one (1) year or more, and any real or tangible personal property with respect to which capital outlay notes can be legally authorized and issued by a municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-51-901
                  • central business improvement district: means the central business improvement district created by the establishment ordinance of the municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-84-503
                  • Chambers: A judge's office.
                  • Charter: includes amended and restated charters and articles of merger. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
                  • chief legislative body: means the county legislative body. See Tennessee Code 7-57-103
                  • Citizen support organization: means an organization which:

                    • (A) Is organized as a nonprofit corporation, or is otherwise qualified to do business in Tennessee as a nonprofit corporation, pursuant to title 48, chapter 51. See Tennessee Code 4-3-2802

                    • City governing body: means the city council or other public agency possessing power and authority usually possessed by a city council. See Tennessee Code 7-1-101
                    • Class: when used with reference to membership interests, means a category of membership interests that differs in one (1) or more rights or preferences from another category of membership interests of the LLC. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                    • 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.
                    • CMRS: means commercial mobile radio service under §§ 3(27) and 332(d) of the Federal Telecommunications Act of 1996 (47 U. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                    • Code: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (26 U. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                    • Code: means any published compilation of rules and regulations that has been prepared by technical trade associations or model code organizations regulating building construction, plumbing and gas installation, fire prevention, any portion of such rules, or any amendment of such rules. See Tennessee Code 5-20-101
                    • Collector: includes any person entrusted with the collection of public revenue. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                    • Commercial mobile radio service provider: means any person, corporation, or entity licensed by the federal communications commission to offer CMRS in the state of Tennessee, and includes, but is not limited to, broadband personal communications service, cellular radio telephone service, geographic area SMR services in the 800 MHz and 900 MHz bands that offer real-time, two-way voice service that is interconnected with the public switched network, incumbent wide area SMR licensees, or any other cellular or wireless telecommunications service to any service user. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                    • Commission: means the Tennessee commission for the United States semiquincentennial commission. See Tennessee Code 4-44-102
                    • Commission: means the state procurement commission, which replaces the board of standards within former title 12, chapter 3, part 4. See Tennessee Code 4-56-101
                    • Commission: means the Tennessee state fair and exposition commission. See Tennessee Code 4-57-103
                    • Commission: means the Tennessee film, entertainment and music commission. See Tennessee Code 4-3-4902
                    • Commission: means the Tennessee ethics commission. See Tennessee Code 8-17-102
                    • Commission: means the commission on firefighting personnel standards and education created by this chapter. See Tennessee Code 4-24-201
                    • Commission: means the Tennessee human rights commission. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                    • Commissioner: means any person in office as a member of the public service commission, as prescribed by title 65, chapter 1, prior to June 30, 1996. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture. See Tennessee Code 4-57-103
                    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of finance and administration or the commissioner's designee or, in the event of the commissioner's or designee's absence or vacancy in the office of the commissioner, the deputy commissioner. See Tennessee Code 4-3-2802
                    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of economic and community development. See Tennessee Code 4-3-4902
                    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the department. See Tennessee Code 4-3-5402
                    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of revenue. See Tennessee Code 7-40-103
                    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of revenue. See Tennessee Code 7-41-103
                    • Commissioner: means a member of the commission. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                    • Committee: means the state protest committee, which replaces the board of standards protest authority within former §. See Tennessee Code 4-56-101
                    • Committee: means the county financial management committee. See Tennessee Code 5-21-102
                    • Communications service: means a service that:

                      • (A) Is capable of contacting and has been enabled to contact a public safety answering point (PSAP) via a 911 network by entering or dialing the digits 911. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103

                      • Confirmation of good standing: means confirmation by the commissioner of revenue issued through electronic communication to the secretary of state or a certificate of tax clearance that at the time such confirmation is issued an LLC or a foreign LLC is current on all taxes and penalties to the satisfaction of the commissioner. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                      • Confirmation of good standing: means confirmation by the commissioner of revenue issued through electronic communication to the secretary of state or a certificate of tax clearance that at the time such confirmation is issued an LLC or a foreign LLC is current on all taxes and penalties to the satisfaction of the commissioner. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                      • construction: means the erection, building, acquisition by purchase or condemnation, alteration, reconstruction, improvement, or extension of energy production facilities, the engineering, architectural designs, plans, working drawings, specifications, procedures, and other action necessary in the construction of such facilities, and the inspection and supervision of the construction of such facilities. See Tennessee Code 7-54-101
                      • Consumer: means a person who purchases retail communications service or prepaid communications services in a retail transaction. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                      • Contested case: means a proceeding, including a declaratory proceeding, in which the legal rights, duties or privileges of a party are required by any statute or constitutional provision to be determined by an agency after an opportunity for a hearing. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
                      • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
                      • Contracting party: means any party to a contract, lease or lease-purchase agreement other than a municipality, and can include individuals, corporations, partnerships, other government agencies, and other business entities. See Tennessee Code 7-51-901
                      • Contribution agreement: means a binding agreement between a person and an LLC under which:

                        • (A) The person has an obligation to make a contribution to the LLC in the future. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101

                        • Contribution allowance agreement: means an agreement between a person and an LLC, under which:

                          • (A) The person has the right, but not the obligation, to make a contribution to the LLC in the future. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101

                          • Conveyance property: means that real property that shall be subject to conveyance by sale or by lease upon compliance with certain conditions and terms. See Tennessee Code 7-66-102
                          • Corporation: means a nonprofit corporation, which shall be properly incorporated under the laws of this state and approved by the United States internal revenue service as an organization that is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See Tennessee Code 4-41-102
                          • Corporation: means any corporation organized pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                          • Cost: means all cost of an economic development project in a district incurred by the municipality or industrial development corporation during the investment period, including, but not limited to, the cost of developing the district, as well as acquisition, design, construction, renovation, improvement, demolition, and relocation of any improvements. See Tennessee Code 7-40-103
                          • Cost: means all costs of an economic development project in a district incurred by the municipality or industrial development corporation, including, but not limited to, the cost of developing the district, as well as acquisition, design, construction, renovation, improvement, demolition, and relocation of any improvements. See Tennessee Code 7-41-103
                          • Council: means the advisory council on state procurement. See Tennessee Code 4-56-101
                          • County: as used in this part , means either a Class A county or a Class B county as classified in §. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                          • County: means a county, metropolitan or consolidated government, inclusive of any boards, commissions, authorities, corporations or other instrumentalities appointed or created by the county or an official of the county. See Tennessee Code 8-17-102
                          • County: means any county or any metropolitan form of government in this state having a population of two hundred thousand (200,000) or more, according to the 1980 federal census or any subsequent federal census, that by resolution has made the findings and determinations required by §. See Tennessee Code 7-60-103
                          • County employees: means employees of the county as defined under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (29 U. See Tennessee Code 5-23-102
                          • County governing body: means that body in a particular county that is vested with the power to levy property taxes. See Tennessee Code 7-1-101
                          • County official: means a county clerk, a clerk of a circuit court, a criminal court, or a probate court, a clerk and master of a chancery court, a clerk of a general sessions court where such general sessions court has an independent clerk who serves such court only, a register of deeds, a county trustee, a sheriff, a county road superintendent elected by a county legislative body, by a county road commission or commissioners, or by popular vote, and an assessor of property, any county commissioner elected by popular vote, serving in a county having a county commission form of government. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                          • Court: includes every court and judge having jurisdiction in the case. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                          • Court reporting: means the making of a verbatim record by means of manual shorthand, machine shorthand, closed microphone voice dictation silencer or by electronic recording of any testimony given under oath before or for submission to, any court, referee or court examiner, by any board, commission or other body or in any other proceeding where a verbatim record is required. See Tennessee Code 20-9-602
                          • Creating municipality: means any city or metropolitan government having a population of not less than two hundred thousand (200,000), according to the 1970 federal census or any subsequent federal census, or any county in which any such city shall be situated, that shall create an authority pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-57-103
                          • customer: means a person who receives a bill for utility services and pays money for such services. See Tennessee Code 7-82-102
                          • Days: means calendar days. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                          • Dealer: has the meaning set forth in §. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                          • Decedent: A deceased person.
                          • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
                          • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
                          • Delegates: means those persons elected or appointed to vote in a representative assembly for the election of a director or directors or on other matters. See Tennessee Code 48-51-201
                          • 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
                          • Department: means the department of agriculture. See Tennessee Code 4-57-103
                          • Department: means the department of finance and administration. See Tennessee Code 4-3-2802
                          • Department: means the department of economic and community development. See Tennessee Code 4-3-4902
                          • Department: means the finance department. See Tennessee Code 5-21-102
                          • Department: means the department of tourist development. See Tennessee Code 4-3-5402
                          • Department: means the Tennessee public utility commission. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                          • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 7-58-101
                          • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
                          • Designated capital: means an amount of money that is invested by a participating investor in a qualified TNInvestco. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
                          • detention: includes the duties of employees assigned to guard individuals incarcerated in any penal institution. See Tennessee Code 4-21-407
                          • Direct dispatch method: means a 911 service in which a public service answering point, upon receipt of a telephone request for emergency services, provides for the dispatch of appropriate emergency service units and a decision as to the proper action to be taken. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                          • Director: means an individual who is vested with authority as a director under §. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                          • Director: means the director of the finance department. See Tennessee Code 5-21-102
                          • Director-managed LLC: means an LLC that is so designated in its articles. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                          • 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
                          • Disability: means , with respect to a person:

                            • (i) A physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one (1) or more of such person's major life activities. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102

                            • Discriminatory practices: means any direct or indirect act or practice of exclusion, distinction, restriction, segregation, limitation, refusal, denial, or any other act or practice of differentiation or preference in the treatment of a person or persons because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age or national origin. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                            • Dispose: means to sell, lease, or otherwise transfer any interest in property. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
                            • Disqualified person: means an individual or entity that for any reason is or becomes ineligible under this part to be a member of a PLLC or holder of financial rights of a PLLC. See Tennessee Code 48-249-1102
                            • Dissenter: means a member who is entitled to dissent from LLC action under §. See Tennessee Code 48-231-101
                            • Dissolution: means that the LLC has incurred an event under §. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                            • Dissolution avoidance consent: means the consent to continue the existence and business of the LLC without dissolution, which consent is given as provided in §. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                            • Distribution: means a direct or indirect transfer of money or other property by an LLC, except for the issuance of its own membership interests or financial rights, with or without consideration, or an incurrence or issuance of indebtedness, whether directly or indirectly, including through a guaranty, to or for the benefit of any of its members or holders of financial rights, as applicable, in respect of membership interests or financial rights. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                            • Distribution: means a direct or indirect transfer of money or other property (except its own membership interests) with or without consideration, or an incurrence or issuance of indebtedness, (whether directly or indirectly, including through a guaranty) by an LLC to or for the benefit of any of its members in respect of membership interests. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                            • District: means any emergency communications district created pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                            • district: means one (1) or more parcels of real property located within a municipality, some part of whose corporate limits borders a neighboring state, and which some boundary of a district is no more than one-half (½) mile from an existing federally-designated interstate exit, is no more than twelve (12) miles from a state border as measured by straight line, is no larger than a total area of nine hundred fifty (950) acres, and designated as a border region retail tourism development district by a municipal ordinance and certified by the commissioner. See Tennessee Code 7-40-103
                            • district: means one (1) or more parcels of real property located within a county having a population of not less than one hundred twenty-two thousand nine hundred (122,900) nor more than one hundred twenty-three thousand (123,000), according to the 2010 federal census or any subsequent census, and which some boundary of the district is no more than one-half (1/2) mile from an existing federally designated interstate exit, is no more than twenty (20) miles from the state border of two (2) neighboring states as measured by straight line, is no larger than a total area of nine hundred fifty (950) acres, and is designated as a regional retail tourism development district by a municipal ordinance and certified by the commissioner. See Tennessee Code 7-41-103
                            • District: means the central business district created by ordinance or resolution by a municipality, or a corridor of central business districts created by joint agreement of two (2) or more municipalities. See Tennessee Code 7-84-103
                            • District management corporation: means the board or organization created or appointed pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 7-84-503
                            • District management corporation: means the board or organization created or appointed pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 7-84-603
                            • Document: means :

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

                              • domestic: means a professional LLC that is formed under this chapter, an LLC for which professional LLC status has been elected under this part or, where expressly indicated, a professional LLC that is formed under the Tennessee Limited Liability Company Act, compiled in chapters 201-248 of this title, or an LLC that is formed under the Tennessee Limited Liability Company Act for which professional LLC status has been elected under the Tennessee Limited Liability Company Act. See Tennessee Code 48-249-1102
                              • domestic: means a limited liability company formed under this chapter, or a limited liability company formed under the Tennessee Limited Liability Company Act, compiled in chapters 201-248 of this title, that has elected to be governed by this chapter, or, where expressly indicated, a limited liability company formed under and governed by the Tennessee Limited Liability Company Act. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                              • domestic corporation: means a corporation for profit, which is not a foreign corporation, incorporated under or subject to the Tennessee Business Corporation Act, compiled in chapters 11-27 of this title, as amended. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                              • Domestic entity: means any entity formed under the laws of this state. See Tennessee Code 48-249-701
                              • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
                              • Drug court treatment program: means any drug court treatment program created within the state that follows the general principles referenced in §. See Tennessee Code 16-22-103
                              • Economic development agreement: includes , but is not limited to, leases or other agreements with private entities under the industrial development program provided in title 7, chapter 53, and redevelopment plans and agreements containing tax increment financing provisions authorized under title 13, chapter 20, including development authorities created by private act, as authorized pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 4-17-302
                              • Electric operations: means all activities associated with the establishment, development, and administration of an electric system and the business of supplying electricity and associated services to the public, including, but not limited to, the generation, purchase, and sale of electric energy and the purchase, use and consumption of electric energy by ultimate consumers. See Tennessee Code 7-52-303
                              • Electric plant: means generating, transmission, or distribution systems, together with all other facilities, equipment and appurtenances necessary or appropriate to any such systems for the furnishing of electric power and energy for lighting, heating, power or any other purpose for which electric power and energy can be used. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
                              • Electric service: means the furnishing of electric power and energy for lighting, heating, power or any other purpose for which electric power and energy can be used. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
                              • Electric system: means all tangible and intangible property and resources of every kind and description used or held for use in the purchase, generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric energy. See Tennessee Code 7-52-303
                              • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
                              • 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
                              • Eligible headquarters facility: means a facility, located in a county with a population in excess of eight hundred thousand (800,000), according to the 2000 federal census or any subsequent federal census, that houses an international, national or regional headquarters facility of an entity that agrees, at a minimum, to make payments to the municipality in lieu of any special assessments or other fees or charges that would be levied on the project pursuant to chapter 84 of this title if the project were privately owned. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                              • Employee: means a person who performs any service on the premises of an adult-oriented establishment on a full-time, part-time, or contract basis, whether or not the person is denominated an employee, independent contractor, agent or otherwise, and whether or not such person is paid a salary, wage, or other compensation by the operator of such business. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                              • Employee: includes an officer but not a director. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
                              • Employer: means the state, or any political or civil subdivision thereof, and persons employing eight (8) or more persons within the state, or any person acting as an agent of an employer, directly or indirectly. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                              • Employment agency: means any person or agency, public or private, regularly undertaking, with or without compensation, to procure employees for an employer or to procure for employees opportunities to work for an employer. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                              • energy acquisition corporation: means a public corporation formed under this chapter, which shall be a public instrumentality of its associated municipality and of the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 7-39-102
                              • Energy distribution system: means a system for the distribution of natural gas or electric power that is owned or operated by a municipality or any board or agency of the municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-39-102
                              • Energy production facility: means a facility for the production, conversion or transmission of energy from the controlled processing of fossil or other fuels or other sources of energy and the production of electricity, steam or other forms of energy for heating, cooling, manufacturing processes and other uses, and includes "energy recovery facilities" as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 7-54-101
                              • Enterprise: means the industrial operation or operations to be carried on in an industrial building. See Tennessee Code 7-55-102
                              • Enterprise: means the manufacturing, processing, assembling, commercial, service and agricultural operations to be carried on with or otherwise using the facilities of the project. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                              • Entertainer: means any person who provides entertainment within an "adult-oriented establishment" as defined in this section, whether or not a fee is charged or accepted for entertainment and whether or not entertainment is provided as an employee, escort or an independent contractor. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                              • Entertainment properties: means motion pictures, television programs, computer-generated imagery, interactive digital media, stand-alone post-production scoring and editing, sound recordings, and other audio, video, or audiovisual programs produced for distribution to the public. See Tennessee Code 4-3-5002
                              • 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.
                              • Entity: means , whether foreign or domestic and whether for profit or not-for-profit, limited liability companies, corporations, unincorporated associations, real estate investment trusts, statutory or business trusts or associations, estates, general partnerships, limited partnerships, registered or unregistered limited liability partnerships, limited liability limited partnerships or similar organizations, trusts, joint ventures, two (2) or more persons having a joint or common economic interest, and local, municipal, state, United States and foreign governments. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                              • Entity: means an owner or operator of a business, the state, or a local government. See Tennessee Code 7-86-402
                              • Entity: includes the following, whether foreign or domestic: LLCs. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                              • Entry regulation: means :

                                • (A) Any rule promulgated by a licensing authority for the purpose of regulating an occupational or professional group, including, but not limited to, any rule prescribing qualifications or requirements for a person's entry into, or continued participation in, any business, trade, profession, or occupation in this state. See Tennessee Code 4-5-501

                                • Escort: means a person who, for monetary consideration in the form of a fee, commission, salary or tip, dates, socializes, visits, consorts with, accompanies, or offers to date, socialize, visit, consort or accompany to social affairs, entertainment or places of amusement or within any place of public resort or within any private quarters of a place of public resort. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                                • Escort service: means a "person" as defined in this section, who, for a fee, commission, profit, payment or other monetary consideration, furnishes or offers to furnish escorts or provides or offers to introduce patrons to escorts. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                                • Establishment ordinance: means the ordinance of the governing body adopted pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 7-84-503
                                • Establishment ordinance: means the ordinance of the governing body adopted pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 7-84-603
                                • Ethical standards: includes rules and regulations regarding limits on, and/or reasonable and systematic disclosure of, gifts or other things of value received by officials and employees that impact or appear to impact their discretion, and shall include rules and regulations regarding reasonable and systematic disclosure by officials and employees of their personal interests that impact or appear to impact their discretion. See Tennessee Code 8-17-102
                                • Executive director: means the director of the commission. See Tennessee Code 4-3-4902
                                • Executive officer: means , with respect to a city or town, the mayor or other officer of the city or town exercising similar executive powers, and with respect to a county, means the county mayor or other officer of the county exercising similar executive powers. See Tennessee Code 7-65-102
                                • Executive officer: means the mayor, county mayor, or other chief executive of a municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-87-103
                                • Executive officer: means the mayor, county mayor, or other chief executive officer of any creating or participating municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-57-103
                                • Executive session: A portion of the Senate's daily session in which it considers executive business.
                                • Executor: includes an administrator, where the subject matter applies to an administrator. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                • Exhibition: means one (1) or more displays or demonstrations which are of educational or entertainment value to those witnessing such exhibition. See Tennessee Code 4-57-103
                                • Existing parking authority: means any public corporation or body politic and corporate or agency of the state of Tennessee or of any city or town in the state created by special or private act primarily for the purpose of planning, constructing, financing or operating parking facilities. See Tennessee Code 7-65-102
                                • Expenses: include counsel fees. See Tennessee Code 48-243-101
                                • exposition: means an exhibition of agricultural, business, manufacturing, or other industries and labor, education service organizations, social and religious groups or any other events or activities consistent with the general welfare and interests of the people of the state, and includes such services as are necessary for the care and comfort or amusement of the public. See Tennessee Code 4-57-103
                                • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
                                • Extraordinary retail or tourism facility: means a single store, series of stores, or other public tourism facility or facilities located within a border region retail tourism development district, or any combination of a single store, series of stores, or public tourism facility or facilities, and shall include retail or other public tourism facilities, or any combination of such retail and public tourism facilities that are reasonably anticipated to draw at least one million (1,000,000) visitors a year upon completion. See Tennessee Code 7-40-103
                                • Extraordinary retail or tourism facility: means a single store, series of stores, or other public tourism facility or facilities located within a regional retail tourism development district, and includes retail or other public tourism facilities that are reasonably anticipated to draw at least one million (1,000,000) visitors a year upon completion. See Tennessee Code 7-41-103
                                • 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.
                                • Fair value: means the value of the dissenter's membership interest of an LLC immediately before the effective date of the LLC action referred to in §. See Tennessee Code 48-231-101
                                • Familial status: means one (1) or more individuals, who have not attained eighteen (18) years of age, being domiciled with:

                                  • (A) A parent or another person having legal custody of such individual or individuals. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102

                                  • Family: includes a single individual. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                                  • Family recreation center: means any facility, which is oriented principally toward meeting the athletic or recreational needs of families and whose targeted customer is a minor child, including, but not limited to, the provision of one (1) or more of the following:

                                    • (A) Ice skating. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1401

                                    • farm products: means forage and sod crops. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                    • Federal agency: includes the United States, the president of the United States, the department of housing and urban development, Tennessee Valley authority, or any other similar agency, instrumentality or corporation of the United States, that has heretofore been or may hereafter be created by or pursuant to any act or acts of the congress of the United States. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
                                    • Federal communications commission order: means the Order of the Federal Communications Commission, FCC Docket 94-102, adopted on June 12, 1996, and released on July 26, 1996, and any subsequent amendments, and includes other federal communications commission rules and orders relating to CMRS providers, CMRS, and wireless enhanced 911 service. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                                    • Federal government: includes the United States or any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States. See Tennessee Code 7-57-103
                                    • Federal law: means the Mortgage Subsidy Bond Tax Act of 1980 (26 U. See Tennessee Code 7-60-103
                                    • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
                                    • Financial institution: means a bank, banking organization, mortgage company, insurance company or other lender to whom application is made for financial assistance for the purchase, lease, acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, repair, maintenance or improvements of real property, or an individual employed by or acting on behalf of any of these. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                                    • Financial rights: means a member's or holder's rights to:

                                      • (A) Share in profits and losses, as provided in §. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102

                                      • Financial rights: means a member's rights to:

                                        • (A) Share in profits and losses as provided in §. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101

                                        • Firearms accessories: means items that are used in conjunction with or mounted upon a firearm but are not essential to the basic function of a firearm, including, but not limited to, telescopic or laser sights, magazines, flash or sound suppressors, folding or aftermarket stocks and grips, speedloaders, ammunition carriers and lights for target illumination. See Tennessee Code 4-54-103
                                        • Firefighter: means an employee, the duties of whose position are primarily to perform work directly connected with the control and extinguishment of fires or the maintenance and use of firefighting apparatus and equipment, including an employee engaged in this activity who is transferred to a supervisory or administrative position. See Tennessee Code 4-21-407
                                        • Firefighter: means any person in the employ of a unit of government who is a member of the fire department of such unit, is trained in firefighting or prevention of fires, and is actively engaged in such work, and whose primary livelihood is derived from such work. See Tennessee Code 4-24-201
                                        • Fiscal year: means the year beginning July 1 of each calendar year. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
                                        • Fiscal year: means the year beginning July 1 of each calendar year. See Tennessee Code 7-52-303
                                        • foreign: means a foreign LLC that is formed under a law other than the law of this state for the purpose of rendering professional services under a law other than the law of this state. See Tennessee Code 48-249-1102
                                        • foreign: means a limited liability company that is formed under the laws of a jurisdiction other than this state. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                        • Foreign corporation: means a corporation for profit incorporated under a law other than the laws of this state. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                        • Foreign entity: means any entity formed under the laws of any state of the United States other than this state, the laws of the United States or the laws of any foreign country or other foreign jurisdiction. See Tennessee Code 48-249-701
                                        • Foreign LLC: means an entity that is:

                                          • (A) Not incorporated. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101

                                          • Foreign trade zone: means a foreign trade zone established pursuant to 19 U. See Tennessee Code 7-85-102
                                          • Franchise: means an initial authorization or renewal of an authorization issued by a franchising authority, whether such authorization is designated as a franchise, permit, license, resolution, contract, certificate, agreement, or otherwise, that authorizes the construction or operation of a cable system. See Tennessee Code 7-59-201
                                          • Franchise: has the meaning set forth in 47 U. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                                          • Franchise area: means , with respect to a large telecommunications provider that is a holder of a state-issued certificate of franchise authority, the aggregate geographic area containing its basic local exchange wire-line telephone service areas within the state. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                                          • Franchise authority: means "franchising authority" as set forth in 47 U. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                                          • Franchising authority: means any governmental entity empowered by federal, state, or local law to grant a franchise. See Tennessee Code 7-59-201
                                          • Garbage and rubbish collection service: means and includes all operations of all manpower and equipment, whether employed or owned by the county or by some other entity, public or private, with which the county may choose to contract, for the gathering, removal and transporting of refuse produced by the area to be served. See Tennessee Code 5-19-102
                                          • Garbage and rubbish disposal service: means and includes all composting or other processing plants, incinerators, sanitary landfills and all other sites or facilities for the receiving, processing and getting rid of collected refuse, whether publicly or privately owned or operated, or both. See Tennessee Code 5-19-102
                                          • Gas operations: means all activities associated with the establishment, development, and administration of a gas system and the business of supplying gas and associated services to the public, including, but not limited to, the generation, purchase, and sale of gas energy and the purchase, use, and consumption of gas energy by ultimate consumers. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
                                          • Gas system: means all tangible and intangible property and resources of every kind and description used or held for use in the purchase, generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of gas energy. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
                                          • Generic and insignificant parts: includes , but is not limited to, springs, screws, nuts and pins. See Tennessee Code 4-54-103
                                          • genuine signatures: means written, original signatures and excludes facsimile and electronic signatures of any kind. See Tennessee Code 7-82-102
                                          • Goods: means all property, including, but not limited to, supplies, equipment, materials, printing, and insurance. See Tennessee Code 4-56-101
                                          • Governance rights: means a member's right to vote on one (1) or more matters, all of a member's other rights as a member in the LLC under the LLC documents or this chapter, other than financial rights, and the right to transfer the voting and other rights described in this subdivision (13). See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                          • Governance rights: means a right to vote on one (1) or more matters and all a member's rights as a member in the LLC other than financial rights and the right to assign financial rights. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                          • Governing body: means the board or body in which the general legislative powers of the municipality are vested. See Tennessee Code 7-51-901
                                          • Governing body: means the county legislative body, board of commissioners, county council, or other body in which the general legislative powers of a county are vested. See Tennessee Code 5-20-101
                                          • Governing body: means the county legislative body, board, body or commission having general charge of the municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
                                          • Governing body: means bodies and boards, by whatsoever names they may be known, charged with the governing of a municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-37-102
                                          • Governing body: means the board or body charged by law with governing the municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-54-101
                                          • Governing body: includes bodies and boards, by whatsoever names they may be known, charged with the governing of a municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-55-102
                                          • Governing body: means the council, commission, board or other body exercising general legislative power in the municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-84-503
                                          • Governing body: means the body in which the general legislative powers of a municipality, county, or counties having a metropolitan form of government are vested. See Tennessee Code 7-65-102
                                          • Governing body: means the council, commission, board or other body exercising general legislative power in the municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-84-603
                                          • Governing body: means the body in which the general legislative powers of a municipality are vested, and in the case of counties means the legislative body of any county. See Tennessee Code 7-67-103
                                          • Governing body: means the legislative body of the creating municipality or municipalities. See Tennessee Code 7-69-102
                                          • Governing body: means the body in which the general legislative powers of a municipality are vested. See Tennessee Code 7-87-103
                                          • Governing body: means , with respect to a municipality that is an associated municipality of, or purchaser of gas from, an acquisition corporation established to exercise the powers described in this chapter with respect to natural gas and natural gas substitutes, any board, commission or other instrumentality of such municipality having jurisdiction, control and management of the gas distribution system of that municipality, and, with respect to a municipality that is an associated municipality of, or purchaser of electrical power from, an acquisition corporation established to exercise the powers described in this chapter with respect to electrical power, any board, commission or other instrumentality of such municipality having jurisdiction, control and management of the electrical power distribution system of that municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-39-102
                                          • Governing body: means the board or body in which the general legislative powers of the municipality are vested. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                                          • Governing body: means the chief legislative body of any creating or participating municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-57-103
                                          • Governing body: means the board of governors in the case of a board-managed LLC, the members in the case of a member-managed LLC, and the board of directors in the case of a corporation. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                          • Governing body: means the council or commission or other municipal body exercising general legislative power in the municipality or any county legislative body. See Tennessee Code 7-84-103
                                          • governmental entity: means any political subdivision of the state of Tennessee and any municipality, metropolitan government, county or airport authority. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1002
                                          • Governor: means a natural person or entity serving on the board of governors of a board-managed LLC. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                          • Grant: means any grant awarded to the state or awarded by the state for the furnishing by the state of assistance, whether financial or otherwise, to any person to support a program authorized by law. See Tennessee Code 4-56-101
                                          • Gross revenues: means :

                                            • (A) With respect to a holder of a state-issued certificate of franchise authority, all revenues received from subscribers in the applicable municipality or unincorporated county area for providing cable or video services, and all revenues received from nonsubscribers in the applicable municipality or unincorporated county area for advertising services and as commissions from home shopping services, as allocated pursuant to subdivision (11)(B). See Tennessee Code 7-59-303

                                            • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
                                            • 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.
                                            • Hall of fame: means the Tennessee sports hall of fame created under §. See Tennessee Code 4-3-5402
                                            • Hearing officer: means an agency member, agency employee or employee or official of the office of the secretary of state, not licensed to practice law, and authorized by law to conduct a contested case proceeding pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
                                            • holder: means a person, other than a member, owning any financial rights in an LLC. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                            • Home: means residential housing, including real property and improvements on real property, consisting of one (1) or more dwelling units, including, but not limited to, condominium units, owned by one (1) person or family of lower or moderate income that occupies or intends to occupy one (1) of such units. See Tennessee Code 7-60-103
                                            • Home mortgage: means an interest-bearing loan to a person or family of lower or moderate income for the purpose of purchasing or improving a home, constituting a first lien on real property and evidenced by a promissory note and secured by a mortgage, deed of trust or other security instrument on such home, but does not include a loan primarily for the purpose of refinancing an existing loan. See Tennessee Code 7-60-103
                                            • Homesteader: means that person, corporation, partnership, or joint venture that has been designated pursuant to this chapter to receive, lease, occupy, rehabilitate or renovate real properties declared to be held for the program as provided in this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-66-102
                                            • hospital authority: means a public body and a body corporate and public organized in accordance with this chapter for the purposes, with the powers, and subject to the restrictions set forth in this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-57-103
                                            • hospital project: means and includes any one (1) or more hospitals and related facilities, including, but not limited to, land and interests in land, facilities and equipment for the treatment of all classes of patients, laboratories, clinics, treatment centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, extended care facilities, dormitories, training facilities for medical students, doctors, nurses and all other medical or paramedical personnel, administration and office buildings, garages, parking lots and such other structures, facilities and improvements necessary or convenient to the development and maintenance of hospitals, and for the provision of health care. See Tennessee Code 7-57-103
                                            • Household: means an apartment, a house, a mobile home, or any other structure or part of a structure intended for residential occupancy as separate living quarters. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                                            • Housing accommodation: includes improved and unimproved property and means a building, structure, lot or part thereof that is used or occupied, or is intended, arranged or designed to be used or occupied, as the home or residence of one (1) or more individuals. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                                            • Housing for lower and moderate income persons and families: means modest housing that is decent, safe, sanitary and adequate for the needs of the size of the family within sales price limits that do not exceed the sales price limits established and published by the Tennessee housing development agency for each county or metropolitan government having a population of two hundred thousand (200,000) or more by the 1980 federal census or any subsequent federal census. See Tennessee Code 7-60-103
                                            • Improve: means to acquire any improvement. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
                                            • Improvement: means any improvement, extension, betterment, or addition to any electric plant. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
                                            • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
                                            • incentive grant: means a grant for a state-certified production that is approved by the department to receive a grant based upon the recommendation of the executive director. See Tennessee Code 4-3-4902
                                            • Incumbent cable service provider: means any cable service provider who provided cable service in a municipality or in an unincorporated area of a county on July 1, 2008, under a franchise whether or not the franchise had expired on July 1, 2008. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                                            • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
                                            • Individual: includes the estate of an incompetent or deceased individual. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
                                            • Industrial building: means any one (1) or combination of buildings, structures or facilities leased, or to be leased, to an industrial or commercial concern by the municipality and used, or to be used, as a factory, mill, shop, assembly plant, processing plant, fabricating plant, ship canal, port or port facility, dock or dock facility, harbor facility, railroad, railway terminal, railway belt line, railway switching facility or office building or buildings for the use of such concern, including the industrial building site and any warehouse building or facility incidental to such industrial building, which may include any manufacturing, processing or building equipment or machinery necessary to the operation conducted, or to be conducted, in such industrial building by an industrial concern. See Tennessee Code 7-37-102
                                            • Industrial building: means any one (1) or combination of two (2) or more buildings, structures, or facilities to be used as a factory, mill, shop, processing plant, assembly plant, fabricating plant, ship canal, port or port facility, dock or dock facility, harbor facility, and railroads, railway terminals, railway belt lines and switches, to be rented or leased to an industrial concern by the municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-55-102
                                            • Industrial development corporation: means a corporation created or authorized by a municipality or county pursuant to chapter 53 of this title. See Tennessee Code 7-40-103
                                            • Industrial development corporation: means a corporation created or authorized by a municipality or county pursuant to chapter 53 of this title. See Tennessee Code 7-41-103
                                            • Initiating petition: means the petition filed pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 7-84-503
                                            • Initiating petition: means the petition filed pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 7-84-603
                                            • Initiating resolution: means the resolution adopted by the governing body pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 7-84-503
                                            • Initiating resolution: means the resolution adopted by the governing body pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 7-84-603
                                            • inner-city redevelopment district: means the inner-city redevelopment district created by the establishment ordinance of the municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-84-603
                                            • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
                                            • Interest: means interest from the effective date of the action referred to in §. See Tennessee Code 48-231-101
                                            • Interest: means either or both of the following rights under the organic law of an unincorporated entity:

                                              • (A) The right to receive distributions from the entity either in the ordinary course or upon liquidation. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201

                                              • internal management: means the administration of an agency's internal operations for the purpose of facilitating operational effectiveness and efficiency. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
                                              • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
                                              • Investment period: means the period January 1, 2010, through December 31, 2019. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
                                              • Investment period: means a period beginning two (2) years prior to the municipality's designation of the proposed border region retail tourism development district for the project and ending fifteen (15) years after certification of the district pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 7-40-103
                                              • IP-enabled services: means services and applications making use of Internet protocol (IP) including, but not limited to, voice over IP and other services and applications provided through wireline, cable, wireless, and satellite facilities, and any other facility that may be provided in the future through platforms that may not be deployable at present, that are capable of connecting users dialing or entering the digits 911 to public safety answering points (PSAPs). See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                                              • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
                                              • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
                                              • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
                                              • Labor organization: includes any organization that exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of collective bargaining or of dealing with employers concerning grievances, terms or conditions of employment, or for other mutual aid or protection in relation to employment or any agent acting for organizations. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                                              • Large telecommunications provider: means a cable or video service provider using telecommunications facilities to provide cable or video service that, as of January 1, 2008, directly or through any subsidiary or affiliate, had more than one million (1,000,000) telecommunications access lines in this state. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                                              • Law: includes rules promulgated in accordance with §. See Tennessee Code 48-248-102
                                              • Law: includes rules promulgated in accordance with §§. See Tennessee Code 48-249-1102
                                              • Law: means any act or statute, general, special or local, of the state of Tennessee, including, but not limited to, the charter of any municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
                                              • Law enforcement officer: means an employee, the duties of whose position are primarily the investigation, apprehension or detention of individuals suspected or convicted of offenses against state criminal laws, including an employee engaged in this activity who is transferred to a supervisory or administrative position. See Tennessee Code 4-21-407
                                              • Lease: includes a lease containing an option to purchase the project for a nominal sum upon payment in full, or provision for payment in full, of all bonds issued in connection with the project and all interest on the bonds and all other expenses in connection with the project, and a lease containing an option to purchase the project at any time, as provided in the lease, upon payment of the purchase price, which shall be sufficient to pay all bonds issued in connection with the project and all interest on the bonds and all other expenses incurred in connection with the project, but which payment may be made in the form of one (1) or more notes, debentures, bonds or other secured or unsecured debt obligations of the lessee providing for timely payments, including, without limitation, interest on the obligations sufficient for such purposes and delivered to the corporation or to the trustee under the indenture pursuant to which the bonds were issued. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                                              • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
                                              • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
                                              • Lending institution: means any bank, trust company, savings bank, national banking association, federal national mortgage association approved mortgage banker, savings and loan association, building and loan association, credit union, mortgage banker or other financial institution or governmental agency that customarily provides service or otherwise aids in the financing of mortgages on residential housing in the state or any holding company for any of the lending institutions and that is located in the state. See Tennessee Code 7-60-103
                                              • Liability: means the obligation to pay a judgment, settlement, penalty, fine (including an excise tax assessed with respect to an employee benefit plan), or reasonable expenses incurred with respect to a proceeding. See Tennessee Code 48-243-101
                                              • License: includes the whole or part of any agency, permit, certificate, approval, registration, charter or similar form of permission required by law. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
                                              • Licensing: includes the agency process respecting the grant, denial, renewal, revocation, suspension, withdrawal or amendment of a license. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
                                              • Licensing authority: means the officer, board, agency, court or other authority in this state empowered to license or otherwise authorize the rendition of a professional service. See Tennessee Code 48-248-102
                                              • Licensing authority: means the officer, board, agency, court or other authority in this state empowered to license or otherwise authorize the rendition of a professional service. See Tennessee Code 48-249-1102
                                              • Licensing authority: means any state regulatory board, commission, council, or committee in the executive branch of state government established by statute or rule that issues any license, certificate, registration, certification, permit, or other similar document for the purpose of entry into, or regulation of, any occupational or professional group. See Tennessee Code 4-5-501
                                              • 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
                                              • LLC: means an LLC whose members have obtained rights to dissent under §. See Tennessee Code 48-231-101
                                              • LLC: includes any domestic or foreign predecessor of an LLC in a merger or other transaction in which the predecessor's existence ceased upon consummation of the transaction. See Tennessee Code 48-243-101
                                              • LLC: means a limited liability company, organized under chapters 201-248 of this title. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                              • LLC documents: means either, or both:

                                                • (A) An LLC's articles. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102

                                                • Loan agreement: means an agreement providing for an authority to loan the proceeds derived from the issuance of revenue bonds pursuant to this chapter to one (1) or more contracting parties to be used to pay the cost of one (1) or more projects and providing for the repayment of such loan by the other contracting party or parties, and which may provide for such loans to be secured by or evidenced by one (1) or more notes, debentures, bonds or other secured or unsecured debt obligations of the contracting party or parties, delivered to the authority or to a trustee under the indenture pursuant to which the bonds were issued. See Tennessee Code 7-67-103
                                                • Loan agreement: means an agreement providing for a corporation to loan the proceeds derived from the issuance of bonds pursuant to this chapter to one (1) or more contracting parties to be used to pay the cost of one (1) or more projects and providing for the repayment of such loan by the other contracting party or parties, and that may provide for such loans to be secured or evidenced by one (1) or more notes, debentures, bonds or other secured or unsecured debt obligations of the contracting party or parties, delivered to the corporation or to the trustee under the indenture pursuant to which the bonds were issued. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                                                • local government: means any county, metropolitan government, municipality or other political subdivision of this state. See Tennessee Code 4-30-102
                                                • Local government: means a municipality, county or county having a metropolitan form of government. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1902
                                                • Local government: means a county, municipality, or county with a metropolitan form of government. See Tennessee Code 7-51-2001
                                                • Local government: means any county, municipality, city or other political subdivision of this state. See Tennessee Code 4-3-5002
                                                • Local government: means any county, municipality, city or other political subdivision of this state, including any school districts or school systems created thereby. See Tennessee Code 4-3-5525
                                                • Local governmental entity: means a governing body, board, commission, committee, department, or law enforcement agency of a municipality, county, or other political subdivision of this state. See Tennessee Code 7-68-102
                                                • local governments: refers to either the city council, governing body of any county having a metropolitan form of government, or county legislative body which regulates any host community being considered for refugee resettlement activity. See Tennessee Code 4-38-102
                                                • Majority vote: means , with respect to a vote of the members, managers, or directors, as applicable:

                                                  • (A) If voting on a per capita basis, a majority in number of the members, managers or directors, as applicable, entitled to vote on a specific matter. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102

                                                  • Majority vote: means with respect to a vote of the members, if voting on a per capita basis, a majority in number of the members entitled to vote on a specific matter, or if the voting is determined otherwise, a majority of the voting interest (which may be expressed as a percentage) entitled to vote on a specific matter, and with respect to a vote of the governors, a majority in number of the governors entitled to vote on a specific matter. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                  • Manager: means a person who is vested with authority as a manager under §. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                  • Manager: means a person elected, appointed, or otherwise designated as a manager by the governing body, and any other person considered elected as a manager pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                  • Manager-managed LLC: means an LLC that is so designated in its articles. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                  • Manufactured: means creating a firearm, a firearm accessory or ammunition from basic materials for functional usefulness, including, but not limited to, forging, casting, machining or other processes for working materials. See Tennessee Code 4-54-103
                                                  • Masochism: means sexual gratification achieved by a person through, or the association of sexual activity with, submission or subjection to physical pain, suffering, humiliation, torture or death. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1401
                                                  • Massage parlor: means an establishment or place primarily in the business of providing massage or tanning services where one (1) or more of the employees exposes to public view of the patrons within such establishment, at any time, the bare female breast below a point immediately above the top of the areola, human genitals, pubic region, or buttocks, even if partially covered by opaque material or completely covered by translucent material. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                                                  • Member: includes a former member when dissenters' rights exist because:

                                                    • (A) The membership of that former member has terminated causing dissolution. See Tennessee Code 48-231-101

                                                    • Member: means any person included in the membership of the retirement system, as provided in chapter 35, part 1 of this title. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                    • Member: means a person that has been admitted to an LLC as a member, as provided in §. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                    • Member: means a person reflected in the required records of an LLC as the owner of some governance rights of a membership interest of the LLC. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                    • Member-managed: means an LLC organized pursuant to this title that has elected pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                    • Membership: means the rights and obligations a member has pursuant to a corporation's charter, bylaws and chapters 51-68 of this title. See Tennessee Code 48-51-201
                                                    • Membership interest: means a member's interest in an LLC, which shall consist of the member's financial rights and governance rights. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                    • Membership interest: means a member's interest in an LLC consisting of a member's financial rights, a member's right to assign financial rights as provided in §. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                    • Metropolitan government: means the political entity created by consolidation of all, or substantially all, of the political and corporate functions of a county and a city or cities. See Tennessee Code 7-1-101
                                                    • Minority-owned business: means a business that is wholly owned, or at least fifty-one percent (51%) of the assets or outstanding stock of which is owned, by one (1) or more individuals who are members of any racial or ethnic minority within the state and whose management and daily business operations are under the control of one (1) or more members of any racial or ethnic minority within the state. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
                                                    • 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
                                                    • Municipal corporation: means an incorporated city or town. See Tennessee Code 7-1-101
                                                    • Municipal governing body: means the city council, city commission, or board of mayor and aldermen of a city. See Tennessee Code 7-40-103
                                                    • Municipal governing body: means the city council, city commission, or board of mayor and aldermen of a city. See Tennessee Code 7-41-103
                                                    • Municipality: means any incorporated city or town, metropolitan government, or county that now or hereafter owns and operates a gas system. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
                                                    • Municipality: means any county or incorporated city or town of the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 7-51-901
                                                    • Municipality: means any county, metropolitan government, incorporated city or town in the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
                                                    • Municipality: means any incorporated city or town, metropolitan government, or county that now or hereafter owns and operates an electric system and buys all or part of its power requirements for resale and distribution from the Tennessee Valley authority. See Tennessee Code 7-52-303
                                                    • Municipality: means any incorporated city or town, county or a metropolitan government in this state. See Tennessee Code 7-37-102
                                                    • Municipality: means an incorporated city located in this state. See Tennessee Code 7-40-103
                                                    • Municipality: means an incorporated city located in this state. See Tennessee Code 7-41-103
                                                    • Municipality: means any town, city, metropolitan government, county or power district of this state, and for all purposes except in §. See Tennessee Code 7-54-101
                                                    • Municipality: includes any county, or incorporated city or town of the state. See Tennessee Code 7-55-102
                                                    • Municipality: means any incorporated city, town or metropolitan government of this state exercising general governmental functions in the state. See Tennessee Code 7-84-503
                                                    • Municipality: means any county or incorporated city or town in this state with respect to which an authority may be organized. See Tennessee Code 7-65-102
                                                    • Municipality: means any incorporated city, town or metropolitan government of this state exercising general governmental functions in the state. See Tennessee Code 7-84-603
                                                    • Municipality: means any county, metropolitan government or incorporated city or town in this state with respect to which an authority may be organized. See Tennessee Code 7-67-103
                                                    • Municipality: means any municipality or county incorporated or existing under the laws of Tennessee, or any combination of any municipality or county incorporated or existing under the laws of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 7-69-102
                                                    • Municipality: means any county or incorporated city or town in this state with respect to which an authority may be organized. See Tennessee Code 7-87-103
                                                    • Municipality: means any county, incorporated city, town or metropolitan government, utility district, energy acquisition corporation or gas, electric or energy authority in this state. See Tennessee Code 7-39-102
                                                    • Municipality: means any county or incorporated city or town in this state with respect to which a corporation may be organized and in which it is contemplated the corporation will function. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                                                    • Municipality: means any incorporated city, town, metropolitan government, or county of this state exercising general governmental functions in the state. See Tennessee Code 7-84-103
                                                    • Municipally-owned: means owned by a municipality as defined in this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-39-102
                                                    • National origin: includes the national origin of an ancestor. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                                                    • Net plant value of the electric plant: means the depreciated original cost of the electric plant, in service and held for future use, and the book value of construction work in progress, all as shown on the books of the electric system and all of which are for use in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. See Tennessee Code 7-52-303
                                                    • 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-wireline service: means any service provided by any person, corporation or entity, other than a service supplier as defined in this part, that connects a user dialing or entering the digits 911 to a PSAP, including, but not limited to, commercial mobile radio service and IP-enabled services. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                                                    • Nonadversarial approach: means that the district attorney general and the defense attorney work together for the benefit of the veterans treatment court program participants and the program. See Tennessee Code 16-6-101
                                                    • Nonadversarial approach: means that the district attorney general and the defense attorney work together for the benefit of the drug court treatment program participants and the program. See Tennessee Code 16-22-103
                                                    • notes: means the bonds and notes respectively authorized to be issued by counties under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-60-103
                                                    • Notice: means , when required by this part, placing the document in the United States mail with sufficient first-class postage to carry it to its destination to the address of the person being notified as contained in their application, unless such person has notified the board in writing of such person's new address. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                                                    • Notice of meeting: means the notice of meeting referred to in this part. See Tennessee Code 7-51-901
                                                    • 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
                                                    • Officer: means an individual, who is vested with authority as an officer under §. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                    • Official: means an agent, employee, member, or representative of a state governmental entity, but does not mean the attorney general and reporter. See Tennessee Code 4-42-102
                                                    • Official: means an agent, employee, member, or representative of a local governmental entity. See Tennessee Code 7-68-102
                                                    • Official capacity: means :

                                                      • (i) With respect to a governor in a board-managed LLC, the position of governor. See Tennessee Code 48-243-101

                                                      • Officials and employees: means and includes any official, whether elected or appointed, officer, employee or servant, or any member of any board, agency, commission, authority or corporation, whether compensated or not, or any officer, employee or servant thereof, of a county or municipality. See Tennessee Code 8-17-102
                                                      • Open office: means an office at the escort service from which the escort business is transacted and that is open to patrons or prospective patrons during all hours during which escorts are working, which is managed or operated by an employee, officer, director or owner of the escort service having authority to bind the service to escort and patron contracts and adjust patron and consumer complaints. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                                                      • Operating agreement: means an agreement described in §. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                      • Operating agreement: means a written agreement described in §. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                      • Operator: means any person, partnership, or corporation operating, conducting or maintaining an adult-oriented establishment. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                                                      • Order: means an agency action of particular applicability that determines the legal rights, duties, privileges, immunities or other legal interests of a specific person or persons. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
                                                      • Ordinance: means any ordinance adopted by governing bodies pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-57-103
                                                      • other contracting party: means any party, including a municipality, to a sale contract, lease agreement or loan agreement, other than the authority. See Tennessee Code 7-67-103
                                                      • other contracting party: means any party to a sale contract or loan agreement except the corporation. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                                                      • Other governing body: means only that body having the taxing authority. See Tennessee Code 5-16-101
                                                      • Other governing body: means only that body having the taxing authority. See Tennessee Code 5-19-102
                                                      • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
                                                      • Owner: means record owner in fee. See Tennessee Code 7-84-103
                                                      • Owner: means record owner in fee, or a duly authorized representative. See Tennessee Code 7-84-503
                                                      • Owner: means record owner in fee, or duly authorized representative. See Tennessee Code 7-84-603
                                                      • Owners: means members in the case of an LLC, shareholders in the case of a corporation, partners in the case of general or limited partnerships and the equivalent with respect to other entities. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                      • Ownership interests: means membership interests in the case of an LLC, shares in the case of a corporation, partnership interests in the case of general or limited partnerships and the equivalent with respect to other entities. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                      • parking authority: means any public corporation organized pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-65-102
                                                      • Participating investor: means any insurance company required to pay the gross premiums tax pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
                                                      • Participating municipality: means any city, town or county, which city, town or county, pursuant to a resolution of its governing body and an agreement with the creating municipality, shall have sold, leased, dedicated, donated or otherwise conveyed its hospitals to the authority for operation by the authority in order to make such hospital an operational part of its health care system. See Tennessee Code 7-57-103
                                                      • 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.
                                                      • Party: includes an individual who was, is, or is threatened to be made a named defendant or respondent in a proceeding. See Tennessee Code 48-243-101
                                                      • Party: means each person or agency named or admitted as a party, or properly seeking and entitled as of right to be admitted as a party. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
                                                      • Payments in lieu of taxes: means any amount negotiated separately from rent in lieu of applicable ad valorem taxes. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                                                      • Person: means any natural person or entity, including, but not limited to, a corporation, general or limited partnership, trust or limited liability company. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
                                                      • Person: means an individual, partnership, limited partnership, firm, corporation or association. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                                                      • Person: means an individual, partnership, limited partnership, firm, corporation or association. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1401
                                                      • Person: means an individual or an entity. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                      • Person: means any and all persons, natural or artificial, including any individual, firm or association, business trust, partnership, joint venture, municipality, and public, municipal, nonprofit, or private corporation organized or existing under the laws of this state or any other state, and any governmental agency or county of this state and any department, agency, or instrumentality of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the federal government. See Tennessee Code 7-54-101
                                                      • Person: includes individual and entity. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                      • Person: means any individual, partnership, corporation, association, governmental subdivision, or public or private organization of any character, including another agency. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
                                                      • Person: includes one (1) or more individuals, governments, governmental agencies, public authorities, labor organizations, corporations, legal representatives, partnerships, associations, trustees, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers, mutual companies, joint stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations or other organized groups of persons. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                                                      • 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
                                                      • Personal representative: means , as to an individual, the executor, administrator, guardian, conservator, trustee or other legal representative of the individual, and, as to an entity, the legal representative or successor of the entity. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                      • Persons and families of low and moderate income: means persons and families, regardless of race, creed, national origin, age or sex, deemed to require such assistance as is made available by this chapter with the income limits established for each county by the governing body of such county, except that the income limits cannot exceed the income limits set by the Tennessee housing development agency for its programs. See Tennessee Code 7-60-103
                                                      • plan of improvement: means the detailed design plan of all proposed improvements in the district, including all such engineering studies, blueprints, architects' renderings, photographs, diagrams, maps, schematics, specifications, and drawings as may be required or desired to fully effectuate the construction of improvements and the purchase of equipment or other items. See Tennessee Code 7-84-103
                                                      • Plea agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
                                                      • PLLC: means an LLC, other than a foreign professional LLC, which has elected to become subject to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 48-248-102
                                                      • PLLC: has the meaning set forth in §. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                      • PLLC: has the meaning given in §. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                      • Policy: means any statement, document, or guideline prepared or issued by any agency pursuant to its delegated authority that merely defines or explains the meaning of a statute or a rule. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
                                                      • Political subdivision: means any local governmental entity, including, but not limited to, any municipality, metropolitan government, county, utility district, school district, public building authority, and development district created and existing pursuant to the laws of this state, or any instrumentality of government created by any one (1) or more of the named local governmental entities. See Tennessee Code 4-58-102
                                                      • Pollution: means the placing of any noxious or deleterious substances, including noise, in any air or water of or adjacent to the state of Tennessee affecting the physical, chemical or biological properties of any air or waters of or adjacent to the state of Tennessee in a manner and to an extent that renders or is likely to render such air or waters inimical or harmful to the public health, safety or welfare, or to animal, bird or aquatic life, or to the use of such air or waters for domestic, industrial, agricultural or recreational purposes. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                                                      • Port: means and includes any one (1) or more harbors or ports and related facilities, including, but not limited to, land and interests in land, wharves, piers, loading and unloading machinery, scales, transportation equipment, harbor and riverfront or lake front improvements, buildings, storage and transfer facilities, elevators, railroads, switchyards, concentration yards, roads, bridges, communication, electric power, gas, water and all other utility facilities and such other structures, facilities and improvements necessary or convenient to the development of harbors and river ports and for the promotion either directly or indirectly of trade, industry, and commerce. See Tennessee Code 7-87-103
                                                      • Prepaid communications service: means "prepaid wireless calling service" as set forth in §. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                                                      • 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.
                                                      • Principal executive office: means the office, in or out of this state, that is designated as the principal executive office of a domestic or foreign LLC in its articles or in an application for a certificate of authority, as applicable, as thereafter changed from time to time in accordance with this chapter. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                      • Principal executive office: means an office, in or out of this state, where the principal office of the chief manager of the LLC or foreign LLC is located. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                      • 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
                                                      • Private act: includes , without limitation, the charter and any amendments to the charter of any home rule municipality or any metropolitan government. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
                                                      • Private act: includes , without limitation, the charter and any amendments to the charter of any home rule municipality or any metropolitan government. See Tennessee Code 7-52-303
                                                      • private club: means a club or organization that operates for the purpose of providing members of the club with the opportunity to engage in or view live specified sexual activities, as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 7-51-601
                                                      • Pro se: A Latin term meaning "on one's own behalf"; in courts, it refers to persons who present their own cases without lawyers.
                                                      • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
                                                      • Probate: Proving a will
                                                      • Probate court: means the court having jurisdiction over the administration of the estates of decedents. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                      • Proceeding: means any threatened, pending or completed action, suit or proceeding, whether civil, criminal, administrative or investigative, and whether formal or informal. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                      • Proceeding: means any threatened, pending, or completed action, suit or proceeding, whether civil, criminal, administrative, or investigative, and whether formal or informal. See Tennessee Code 48-243-101
                                                      • Proceeding: includes civil suit and criminal, administrative, and investigatory action. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                      • Procurement: means buying, purchasing, renting, leasing, or otherwise acquiring any goods or services. See Tennessee Code 4-56-101
                                                      • Production company: means any person or entity that produces a film, movie, pilot, or show in this state. See Tennessee Code 4-3-4902
                                                      • Professional service: means a service that may be lawfully rendered only by a person licensed or otherwise authorized by a licensing authority in this state to render the service and that may not be lawfully rendered by a corporation under the Tennessee Business Corporation Act, compiled in chapters 11-27 of this title or by an LLC under chapters 201-248 of this title. See Tennessee Code 48-248-102
                                                      • Professional service: means a service that may be lawfully rendered only by a person licensed or otherwise authorized by a licensing authority in this state to render the service. See Tennessee Code 48-249-1102
                                                      • Profit share percentage: means a fee paid to the state by a qualified TNInvestco as provided in §. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
                                                      • project: means the provision of direct or indirect financial assistance, including funds for location assistance, to an extraordinary retail or tourism facility and other retail or tourism facilities developed to accompany the extraordinary retail or tourism facility in a border region retail tourism development district by a municipality or an industrial development corporation including, but not limited to, the purchase, lease, grant, construction, reconstruction, improvement, or other acquisition or conveyance of land, buildings or equipment, or other infrastructure. See Tennessee Code 7-40-103
                                                      • project: means the provision of direct or indirect financial assistance, including funds for location assistance, to an extraordinary retail or tourism facility and other retail or tourism facilities developed to accompany the extraordinary retail or tourism facility in a regional retail tourism development district by a municipality or an industrial development corporation, including, but not limited to, the purchase, lease, grant, construction, reconstruction, improvement, or other acquisition or conveyance of land, buildings, equipment, or other infrastructure. See Tennessee Code 7-41-103
                                                      • Project: means a lot or lots, buildings and structures above, at or below the surface of the earth, including, but not limited to, rights-of-way, equipment, entrances, exits, driveways, approaches, ramps, garages, meters, pedestrian ways, fencing, landscaping and all other facilities and accessories necessary or desirable for or in connection with the parking or storing of vehicles of any kind, and ancillary spaces, uses, and structures related to, located within or adjacent to the facilities and accessories. See Tennessee Code 7-65-102
                                                      • Project: means any building, sports complex, stadium, arena, sports and recreational facility, or any other structure or facility constructed, leased, equipped, renovated or acquired for any of the purposes set forth in this chapter, and also includes, but is not limited to, roads, streets, highways, curbs, bridges, flood control facilities, and utility services, such as water, sanitary sewer, electricity, gas and natural gas, and telecommunications that are constructed, leased, equipped, renovated or acquired as a supporting system or facility for any of the purposes set forth in this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-67-103
                                                      • Project: means any facilities or group of facilities to be owned or controlled (either through ownership, lease or an easement) by the authority or other governmental entity and that is available for use by the public including, without limitation, visitor centers, recreational facilities such as greenways and trails, and other governmentally-owned tourist attractions. See Tennessee Code 7-69-102
                                                      • Project: means all or any part of, or any interest in:

                                                        • (A) Any land and building, including office building, any facility or other improvement on the land, and all real and personal properties deemed necessary in connection therewith, whether or not now in existence, that shall be suitable for the following or by any combination of two (2) or more thereof:

                                                          • (i) Any industry for the manufacturing, processing or assembling of any agricultural, mining, or manufactured products. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101

                                                          • Proposer: includes a "bidder" or "proposer" that is a legal entity that has properly registered as required by the state. See Tennessee Code 4-56-101
                                                          • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
                                                          • Proxy voting: The practice of allowing a legislator to cast a vote in committee for an absent legislator.
                                                          • PSAP: means a facility that has been designated to receive 911 phone calls and route them to emergency services personnel pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                                                          • Public corporation: means the state of Tennessee, any political subdivision or public agency of the state, any municipal corporation formed under the laws of the state of Tennessee, or any corporate instrumentality of the state of Tennessee, of any political subdivision or public agency of the corporate instrumentality, or of such a municipal corporation. See Tennessee Code 7-85-102
                                                          • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
                                                          • 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 right-of-way: means the area on, along, below, or above a public roadway, highway, street, sidewalk, alley, bridge or waterway that is not private property. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                                                          • Public safety emergency services provider: means any municipality or county government that provides emergency services to the public. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                                                          • Publication: means a posting of materials on the appropriate web site by the secretary of state that have been submitted in accordance with this chapter or any other information for which the secretary of state is responsible. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
                                                          • Purposes of this chapter: means ameliorating the deterioration of counties by preserving and expanding employment opportunities in the construction and related industries and the tax base of counties by undertaking or assisting in the financing of home mortgages for persons and families of lower and moderate income. See Tennessee Code 7-60-103
                                                          • Qualified alien: means :

                                                            • (A) A qualified alien as defined by 8 U. See Tennessee Code 4-58-102

                                                            • Qualified business: means a business that is independently owned and operated and meets all of the following requirements:

                                                              • (i) It is headquartered in this state, its principal business operations are located in this state, and at least sixty percent (60%) of its employees are located in this state. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102

                                                              • Qualified investment: means the investment of cash by a qualified TNInvestco in a qualified business for the purchase of equity, equity options, warrants, or debt convertible to equity. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
                                                              • Rap parlor: means an establishment or place primarily in the business of providing nonprofessional conversation or similar service for adults. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                                                              • Real estate operator: means any individual or combination of individuals, labor unions, joint apprenticeship committees, partnerships, associations, corporations, legal representatives, mutual companies, joint-stock companies, trusts, unincorporated organizations, trustees in bankruptcy, receivers or other legal or commercial entities, or the county or any of its agencies, that is engaged in the business of selling, purchasing, exchanging, renting or leasing real estate, or the improvements thereon, including options, or that derives income, in whole or in part, from the sale, purchase, exchange, rental or lease of real estate. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                                                              • real estate salesperson: means an individual, whether licensed or not, who, on behalf of others, for a fee, commission, salary, or other valuable consideration, or who with the intention or expectation of receiving or collecting the same, lists, sells, purchases, exchanges, rents or leases real estate, or the improvements thereon, including options, or who negotiates or attempts to negotiate on behalf of others such activity. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                                                              • Real estate transaction: includes the sale, exchange, rental or lease of real property. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                                                              • Real property: includes buildings, structures, real estate, lands, tenements, leaseholds, cooperatives, condominiums, and hereditaments, corporeal and incorporeal, or any interest in these. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                                                              • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
                                                              • Record: means information that is inscribed in a tangible medium, or that is stored in an electronic or other medium, and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                              • 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 agent: means the person designated as the registered agent of a domestic or foreign LLC in its articles or in an application for a certificate of authority, as applicable, as thereafter changed from time to time in accordance with this chapter. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                              • Registered office: means the office in this state that is designated as the registered office of a domestic or foreign LLC in its articles or in an application for a certificate of authority, as applicable, as thereafter changed from time to time in accordance with this chapter. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                              • 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
                                                              • Relay method: means a 911 service in which a public safety answering point, upon receipt of a telephone request for emergency services, notes the pertinent information from the caller and relays such information to the appropriate public safety agency or other agencies or other providers of emergency service for dispatch of an emergency unit. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                                                              • Rent: means a charge for use of property, including the lessee's obligation to repay debt issued or assumed by a lessor, or rent implied by the lessee's stated obligation to construct improvements. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                                                              • Representative: means , as to a foreign LLC, a director, manager, officer, employee or other agent of a foreign LLC. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                              • Representative: means a governor, manager, employee or other agent of a foreign LLC. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                              • Resolution: means any resolution duly adopted by a governing body pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 7-51-901
                                                              • Resolution: means any resolution adopted by governing bodies pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-57-103
                                                              • Responsible person: includes , unless the context requires otherwise, the estate or personal representative of a responsible person. See Tennessee Code 48-243-101
                                                              • resulting entity: means the entity resulting from a merger. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                              • Retail business: means a retail establishment providing general retail sales or services to consumers. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                                                              • Retail sale: has the meaning set forth in §. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                                                              • Retailer: means a person or entity that sells goods or services on behalf of a state governmental entity. See Tennessee Code 4-39-101
                                                              • Retirement: means withdrawal from membership with a retirement allowance granted under chapters 34-37 of this title. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                              • revenue bonds: means bonds, notes, interim certificates or other obligations of an authority issued pursuant to this chapter, or pursuant to any other law, as supplemented by, or in conjunction with, this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-67-103
                                                              • revenue bonds: means bonds, notes, interim certificates or other obligations of an authority issued pursuant to this chapter, or pursuant to any other law, as supplemented by, or in conjunction with, this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-87-103
                                                              • Rule: includes the establishment of a fee and the amendment or repeal of a prior rule. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
                                                              • Sadism: means sexual gratification achieved through, or the association of sexual activity with, the infliction of physical pain, suffering, humiliation, torture or death upon another person or animal. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1401
                                                              • Sale contract: means a contract providing for the sale of one (1) or more projects to one (1) or more contracting parties and includes a contract providing for payment of the purchase price in one (1) or more installments. See Tennessee Code 7-67-103
                                                              • Sale contract: means a contract providing for the sale of one (1) or more projects to one (1) or more contracting parties and includes a contract providing for payment of the purchase price in one (1) or more installments. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                                                              • Sales price: has the meaning set forth in §. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                                                              • Sanctuary policy: means any directive, order, ordinance, resolution, practice, or policy, whether formally enacted, informally adopted, or otherwise effectuated, that:

                                                                • (A) Limits or prohibits any state governmental entity or official from communicating or cooperating with federal agencies or officials to verify or report the immigration status of any alien. See Tennessee Code 4-42-102

                                                                • Sanctuary policy: means any directive, order, ordinance, resolution, practice, or policy, whether formally enacted, informally adopted, or otherwise effectuated, that:

                                                                  • (A) Limits or prohibits any local governmental entity or official from communicating or cooperating with federal agencies or officials to verify or report the immigration status of any alien. See Tennessee Code 7-68-102

                                                                  • Sauna: means an establishment or place primarily in the business of providing:

                                                                    • (A) A steam bath. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102

                                                                    • SAVE program: means the systematic alien verification for entitlements program created pursuant to the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (8 U. See Tennessee Code 4-58-102
                                                                    • 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
                                                                    • Secretary: means the corporate officer to whom the bylaws or the board of directors has delegated responsibility under §. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
                                                                    • Secretary of state: means the individual who holds the office of secretary of state of this state. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                                    • Secretary of state: means the person who holds the office of secretary of state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                                    • Seed or early stage investment: means an investment in a company that has a product or service in testing or pilot production that may or may not be commercially available. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
                                                                    • Series: means a category of membership interests, within a class of membership interests, that have some of the same rights and preferences as other membership interests within the same class, but that differ in one (1) or more rights and preferences from another category of membership interests within that class. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                                    • Service: means service as a general employee, a teacher, a state police officer, a wildlife officer, a firefighter, a police officer, a state judge, a county judge, an attorney general, a commissioner or a county official which is paid for by an employer, and also includes service for which a former member of the general assembly is entitled to under former §§ 3-401 and 3-406. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                    • Service supplier: means any person, corporation or entity providing exchange telephone service to any service user. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                                                                    • Service user: means any person, corporation or entity that is provided 911 service. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                                                                    • Services: means all services and agreements obligating the state, except services for highway and road improvements, which are governed by title 54, and designer and construction services, which are governed under chapter 15 of this title. See Tennessee Code 4-56-101
                                                                    • SEVIS system: means the student and exchange visitor information system created pursuant to § 641 of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996, Public Law 104-208 (as amended) (8 USCS § 1372), and operated by the United States department of homeland security, or any successor program thereto. See Tennessee Code 4-58-102
                                                                    • Sex: means and refers only to the designation of an individual person as male or female as indicated on the individual's birth certificate. See Tennessee Code 4-21-102
                                                                    • Sexual conduct: means the engaging in or the commission of an act of sexual intercourse, oral-genital contact, or the touching of the sexual organs, pubic region, buttocks or female breast of a person for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of another person. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                                                                    • Sexual encounter center: means a business or commercial enterprise that, as one of its primary business purposes, offers for any form of consideration:

                                                                      • (A) Physical contact in the form of wrestling or tumbling between persons of the opposite sex. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102

                                                                      • Sexual gratification: means sexual conduct as defined in this section. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                                                                      • Sexual stimulation: means to excite or arouse the prurient interest or to offer or solicit acts of sexual conduct as defined in this section. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102
                                                                      • Sexually-oriented escort: is a n escort that:

                                                                        • (A) Employs as an employee, agent, or independent contractor an escort bureau runner. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102

                                                                        • Sexually-oriented material: means any book, article, magazine, publication or written matter of any kind, drawing, etching, painting, photograph, motion picture film or sound recording that depicts sexual activity, actual or simulated, involving human beings or human beings and animals, that exhibits uncovered human genitals or pubic region in a lewd or lascivious manner, or that exhibits human male genitals in a discernibly turgid state, even if completely covered. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1401
                                                                        • Share: means the unit into which the proprietary interests in a corporation are divided. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
                                                                        • 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

                                                                          • Small business: means a business entity, including its affiliates, that employs fifty (50) or fewer full-time employees. See Tennessee Code 4-5-102
                                                                          • Solid waste: means all municipal, commercial, or industrial solid waste, garbage, rubbish, refuse, and other such similar and related materials, including, without limitation, recyclable materials when they become discarded, except those excluded by the department of environment and conservation, which will designate as "special waste" any hazardous or other waste it determines should not be processed in an energy production facility for reasons of public health or safety or because the nature of the waste is such that it is not suitable for processing in an energy production facility. See Tennessee Code 7-54-101
                                                                          • Solid waste: means all municipal, commercial, or industrial solid waste normally collected and disposed of by local governments, such as garbage, rubbish, refuse, and other such similar and related materials, except those excluded by the department, which shall designate as "special waste" any hazardous or other waste it determines should not be processed in an approved system for reasons of public health or safety, or because the nature of the waste is such that it is not suitable for processing in an approved system, and such materials as are normally collected or accepted by private industry for the purpose of recycling and are not normally collected or accepted by local governments. See Tennessee Code 7-58-101
                                                                          • Special legal counsel: means counsel who has not represented the LLC or a related LLC, or a governor, manager, member of a committee of the board of governors, member of a committee of the members, agent or employee, whose indemnification is in issue. See Tennessee Code 48-243-101
                                                                          • Specified anatomical areas: means :

                                                                            • (A) Less than completely and opaquely covered:

                                                                              • (i) Human genitals. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102

                                                                              • Specified sexual activities: means :

                                                                                • (A) Human genitals in a state of sexual stimulation or arousal. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1102

                                                                                • Specified sexual activities: means activities, services or performances that include the following sexual activities or the exhibition of the following anatomical areas:

                                                                                  • (A) Human genitals in a state of sexual stimulation or arousal. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1401

                                                                                  • Sports and recreational facilities: means and includes facilities for any and all types of sports and recreational pursuits, including, but not limited to, football, basketball, baseball, soccer, track and field meets, swimming and diving meets, and any and all other sports, games, events or exhibitions that add to the recreational enrichment of the community. See Tennessee Code 7-67-103
                                                                                  • sports authority: means any public corporation organized pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-67-103
                                                                                  • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                  • State: means the state of Tennessee and, unless otherwise indicated by the context, any agency, authority, branch, bureau, commission, corporation, department or instrumentality of the state, now or hereafter existing. See Tennessee Code 7-67-103
                                                                                  • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 7-87-103
                                                                                  • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 7-57-103
                                                                                  • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 7-60-103
                                                                                  • State communications: refers to the transmission of voice, data, video, the written word or other visual signals by electronic means but does not include broadcast radio and television facilities. See Tennessee Code 4-3-5525
                                                                                  • State governmental entity: means a state agency, department, board, or commission, or a public corporation or quasi-public instrumentality that performs essential public functions entrusted to it by the state. See Tennessee Code 4-39-101
                                                                                  • State governmental entity: means any state agency, bureau, commission, council, department, law enforcement agency, or unit thereof, but does not mean the office of the attorney general and reporter. See Tennessee Code 4-42-102
                                                                                  • State-certified production: means a film, movie, pilot, or show. See Tennessee Code 4-3-4902
                                                                                  • Subscription: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                                  • Subsidiary: means a corporation more than fifty percent (50%) of whose outstanding voting shares are owned by its parent and/or the parent's other wholly-owned subsidiaries. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
                                                                                  • Supervisory body: means any board or other agency of a municipality established to supervise the management and operation of its gas system and operations, or, in the absence of a board or other agency, the governing body of the municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
                                                                                  • Supervisory body: means any board or other agency of a municipality established to supervise the management and operation of its electric system and electric operations, or, in the absence of a board or other agency, the governing body of the municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-52-303
                                                                                  • Tax clearance for termination or withdrawal: means confirmation by the commissioner of revenue issued through electronic communication to the secretary of state or a certificate of tax clearance that an LLC or a foreign LLC has filed all applicable reports, including, but not limited to, a final report, and has paid all fees, penalties, and taxes as required by the revenue laws of this state. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                                                  • Tax clearance for termination or withdrawal: means confirmation by the commissioner of revenue issued through electronic communication to the secretary of state or a certificate of tax clearance that an LLC or a foreign LLC has filed all applicable reports, including, but not limited to, a final report, and has paid all fees, penalties and taxes as required by the revenue laws of this state. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                                                  • Taxing jurisdiction: means any county, incorporated city or town, or metropolitan government in Tennessee having the power to levy taxes, or any special taxing district in Tennessee on behalf of which ad valorem property taxes may be levied, for the support of governmental and related activities and services. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
                                                                                  • Taxing jurisdiction: means any county, incorporated city or town, or metropolitan government in Tennessee having the power to levy taxes, or any special taxing district in Tennessee on behalf of which ad valorem property taxes may be levied, for the support of governmental and related activities and services. See Tennessee Code 7-52-303
                                                                                  • Telephone system: includes a multiline telephone system and any equivalent system that utilizes IP-enabled services. See Tennessee Code 7-86-402
                                                                                  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
                                                                                  • Tennessee homestead program: means the plan of procedure as provided in this chapter by the Tennessee Homestead Act. See Tennessee Code 7-66-102
                                                                                  • Tennessee office for refugees: means the state office which administers the refugee program for this state, or the entity or agency to whom the state has delegated such function and that has been designated and recognized by the federal government to administer such program. See Tennessee Code 4-38-102
                                                                                  • Tennessee state museum: means the facility operated as the military branch of the Tennessee state museum in the War Memorial Building, the facility in the James K. See Tennessee Code 4-12-203
                                                                                  • Tennessee state museum: means the facility operated as the military branch of the Tennessee state museum in the War Memorial Building, the facility located in the James K. See Tennessee Code 4-12-302
                                                                                  • Termination: means the end of an LLC's existence as a legal entity and occurs when the articles of termination are filed with the secretary of state under §. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101
                                                                                  • TNInvestco: means a partnership, corporation, trust or limited liability company, whether organized on a for-profit or not-for-profit basis that completes the application process in §. See Tennessee Code 4-28-102
                                                                                  • Tourism: means the planning and conducting of programs of information and publicity designed to attract tourists, visitors and other interested persons from outside the area of the municipality or municipalities creating the authority and also encouraging and coordinating the efforts of other public and private organizations or groups of citizens to publicize the facilities and attractions of the area, and shall also include the acquisition, construction, and remodeling of facilities useful in the attraction and promoting of tourists, conventions, and recreational business. See Tennessee Code 7-69-102
                                                                                  • Transfer: means an assignment, conveyance, deed, bill of sale, lease, mortgage, security interest, encumbrance, gift and transfer by operation of law. See Tennessee Code 48-249-102
                                                                                  • Transfer method: means a 911 service in which a public safety answering point, upon receipt of a telephone request for emergency services, directly transfers such request to an appropriate public safety agency or other provider of emergency services. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                                                                                  • Trustee: means one (1) of the members of the board of an authority appointed in accordance with this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-57-103
                                                                                  • Unit of government: means any county, municipality, the state of Tennessee or any political subdivision or agency thereof, employing firefighters, all of whom must meet the minimum employment standards established by the commission. See Tennessee Code 4-24-201
                                                                                  • United States: includes district, authority, bureau, commission, department, and any other agency of the United States. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
                                                                                  • Urban type public facilities: means and includes sanitary and storm sewer lines and facilities, plants for the collection, treatment and disposal of sewage and waste matter, facilities and plants for the incineration or other disposal of garbage, trash, ashes and other waste matter, or water supply and distribution lines, facilities and plants, chemical pipelines and docks, or all of these things, and fire protection and emergency medical services. See Tennessee Code 5-16-101
                                                                                  • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
                                                                                  • Vendor: means a person or entity that provides or proposes to provide goods or services to the state governmental entity pursuant to a major procurement contract, but does not include an employee of the state governmental entity, retailer or a state governmental entity. See Tennessee Code 4-39-101
                                                                                  • Vendor: means a 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 4-56-101
                                                                                  • Veterans treatment court program: means a stand-alone veterans treatment court program established by a judge of a court of this state exercising criminal jurisdiction or a veterans court track created within an existing certified drug court. See Tennessee Code 16-6-101
                                                                                  • 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.
                                                                                  • Video programming: means programming provided by, or generally considered comparable to programming provided by, a television broadcast station or cable system. See Tennessee Code 7-59-201
                                                                                  • Video programming: means programming provided by, or generally considered comparable to programming provided by a television broadcast station, as set forth in 47 U. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                                                                                  • Video service: means the provision of video programming through wireline facilities located, at least in part, in the public rights-of-way without regard to delivery technology, including Internet protocol technology or any other technology. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                                                                                  • Video service provider: means a provider of video service. See Tennessee Code 7-59-303
                                                                                  • Violent offender: means a person who:

                                                                                    • (i) Is convicted of an offense, during the course of which:

                                                                                      • (a) The person carried, possessed or used a firearm or dangerous weapon. See Tennessee Code 16-22-103

                                                                                      • Voting group: means all shares of one (1) or more classes or series that under the charter or chapters 11-27 of this title are entitled to vote and be counted together collectively on a matter at a meeting of shareholders. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
                                                                                      • Voting power: means the total number of votes entitled to be cast for the election of directors at the time the determination of voting power is made, excluding a vote which is contingent upon the happening of a condition or event that has not occurred at the time. See Tennessee Code 48-51-201
                                                                                      • Waiver: means an agreement that does not require the payment of any payments in lieu of taxes for a period of time. See Tennessee Code 7-53-101
                                                                                      • Wireless telecommunications service: means commercial mobile radio service as defined by 47 CFR 20. See Tennessee Code 7-86-103
                                                                                      • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
                                                                                      • written: means any information in the form of a document. See Tennessee Code 48-11-201
                                                                                      • Written action: means a written document signed by those persons required to take the action described. See Tennessee Code 48-202-101