Part 1 General Provisions 4-31-101 – 4-31-120
Part 2 Tennessee Agricultural Development Act 4-31-201 – 4-31-206
Part 3 Industrial Development Loan Program of 1981 4-31-301 – 4-31-308
Part 4 Tennessee Local Development Authority Capital Projects Loan Act of 1990 4-31-401 – 4-31-415
Part 5 Tennessee Local Development Authority Rural Fire Protection Equipment Act of 1986 4-31-501 – 4-31-516
Part 6 Tlda Airport Loan Act of 1988 4-31-601 – 4-31-615
Part 7 Tennessee Local Development Authority Mental Health and Mental Retardation Facilities Act of 1990 4-31-701 – 4-31-711
Part 8 Tennessee Insurance Guaranty Association Bond Act of 1995 4-31-801 – 4-31-813
Part 9 Tennessee Local Development Authority Leaking Underground Storage Funding Act of 1997 4-31-901 – 4-31-904
Part 10 Tennessee Lottery Funds for Education Projects Loan Act of 2003 4-31-1001 – 4-31-1012
Part 11 Enhancement Program for Debt Financing of Capital Projects 4-31-1101 – 4-31-1103
Part 12 Tennessee Transportation State Infrastructure Fund Act 4-31-1201 – 4-31-1209

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 4 > Chapter 31

  • Abusive civil action: means a civil action filed by a plaintiff against a defendant with whom the plaintiff shares a civil action party relationship primarily to harass or maliciously injure the defendant and at least one (1) of the following factors are applicable:

    • (A) Claims, allegations, and other legal contentions made in the civil action are not warranted by existing law or by a reasonable argument for the extension, modification, or reversal of existing law, or the establishment of new law. See Tennessee Code 29-41-101

    • Abusive civil action plaintiff: means a person who files a civil action that a court of record has determined to be an abusive civil action and against whom prefiling restrictions have been imposed pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 29-41-101
    • Accounting period: means a calendar year unless another twelve-month period is selected by a fiduciary. See Tennessee Code 35-6-102
    • Accumulated contributions: means the sum of all the amounts deducted from the compensation of a member, together with any amount transferred to the account of the member established pursuant to chapters 34-37 of this title from the respective account of the member under one (1) or more of the superseded systems, with interest thereon, as provided in §. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
    • Acquittal:
      1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
      2. A verdict of "not guilty."
       
    • Actuarial equivalent: means a benefit of equal value when computed at regular interest upon the basis of the mortality tables last adopted for such purpose by the board of trustees. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
    • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
    • Administrator: means the administrator of veterans affairs of the United States, or the administrator's successor. See Tennessee Code 34-5-102
    • Adult: means an individual who is at least eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
    • Adult: means an individual who has attained twenty-one (21) years of age. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
    • Adversary counsel: means a private lawyer hired by a respondent to represent the respondent's interest in any action under this chapter and chapters 2 and 3 of this title. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
    • Adversary counsel: means a private lawyer hired by a respondent to represent the respondent's interest in any action under this chapter and chapters 2 and 3 of this title. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
    • Advisory council: means the traumatic brain injury advisory council established pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 68-55-101
    • Affiant: means the person executing the affidavit provided for in §. See Tennessee Code 30-4-102
    • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
    • Affiliate: means :

      • (A) With respect to an individual:

        • (i) A companion of the individual. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102

        • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
        • Ag Fiber Technology: means a unique public/private sector coalition organized by Agro-Tech Communications of Memphis, Tennessee and based at Agricenter International in Memphis, Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 43-37-102
        • Age of majority: means eighteen (18) years of age or older. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        • Agent: means an individual:

          • (A) Authorized to make healthcare decisions on the principal's behalf by a power of attorney for healthcare or an advance directive. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102

          • Agent: means any person authorized by the commissioner of revenue to purchase and affix stamps on packages of cigarettes. See Tennessee Code 68-102-502
          • Agreement: means the federal-state agreement between the federal agency and the state of Tennessee entered into on August 16, 1951, as authorized by the Social Security Enabling Act for the purpose of extending coverage under Title II of the Social Security Act (42 U. See Tennessee Code 8-38-101
          • Agricultural biomass: means crop residues from commodity crops such as wheat, corn, cotton and new crops such as switchgrass. See Tennessee Code 43-37-102
          • Agricultural chemical: means fertilizers or agricultural chemicals that are applied to crops or to land that is used for raising crops, including fertilizer material, plant amendment, plant food and soil amendment, and pesticide as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 43-31-102
          • Agricultural development loan program: means the authority's program of providing loans to lenders or purchasing loans from lenders for the purpose of making funds available for the financing of agricultural enterprises. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
          • Agricultural district: means those properties residing within a contiguous boundary and meeting appropriate criteria for designation as such by the local soil conservation district. See Tennessee Code 43-34-103
          • Agricultural enterprise: means the acquisition, reconstruction or improvement of land or buildings or other improvements thereto, or any combination thereof, and any breeding stock and machinery or equipment necessary or suitable for use in farming, ranching, the production of agricultural commodities, including the products of agriculture and silviculture, or necessary and suitable for treating, processing, storing or transporting raw agricultural commodities. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
          • Agricultural production: means those operations including associated land and facility management activities engaged in the commercial propagation, raising, harvesting and/or processing of any plant or animal or products thereof for purposes of consumption, utilization, goods, or service either on-site or for distribution. See Tennessee Code 43-34-103
          • Agricultural production input: means crop production inputs. See Tennessee Code 43-31-102
          • Agriculture: means :

            • (i) The land, buildings and machinery used in the commercial production of farm products and nursery stock. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105

            • Agritourism activity: includes an activity involving any animal exhibition at an agricultural fair, regardless of the location of the fair. See Tennessee Code 43-39-101
            • Agritourism professional: means any person who is engaged in the business of providing one (1) or more agritourism activities, whether or not for compensation. See Tennessee Code 43-39-101
            • Air contaminant: means particulate matter, dust, fumes, gas, mist, smoke, or vapor, or any combinations thereof. See Tennessee Code 68-201-102
            • Air contaminant source: means any and all sources of emission of air contaminants, whether privately or publicly owned or operated. See Tennessee Code 68-201-102
            • Air pollution: means presence in the outdoor atmosphere of one (1) or more air contaminants in sufficient quantities and of such characteristics and duration as to be injurious to human, plant or animal life or to property, or which unreasonably interfere with the enjoyment of life and property. See Tennessee Code 68-201-102
            • Airport: means and includes any one (1) or more airports or heliports and related facilities of an airport authority or municipal airport, including, but not limited to, land and interests in land, facilities for storage of air and space craft, navigation and landing aids, taxiways, pads, aprons, control towers, passenger and cargo terminal buildings, hangars, administration and office buildings, garages, parking lots, and such other structures, facilities and improvements necessary or convenient to the development and maintenance of airports and heliports, and for the promotion and accommodation of air and space travel, commerce and navigation. See Tennessee Code 4-31-603
            • Airport authority: means those airport authorities created pursuant to title 42, chapter 3 and those metropolitan airport authorities created pursuant to title 42, chapter 4. See Tennessee Code 4-31-603
            • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
            • Amateur: means a person who has never competed in an unarmed combat sport competition or contest for any purse or item of value, other than for a prize or item of value that does not exceed fifty dollars ($50. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
            • Ambulance: means any privately or publicly owned land or air vehicle that is especially designed, constructed or modified and equipped and is intended to be used for and is maintained or operated for transportation upon the streets, highways or airways in this state for persons who are sick, injured, wounded, otherwise incapacitated, helpless, or in need of medical care. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
            • Ambulance service: means the principal use of any privately or publicly owned ambulance for the transportation of injured or infirm persons. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
            • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
            • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
            • Anatomical gift: means a donation of all or part of a human body to take effect after the donor's death for the purpose of transplantation, therapy, research, or education. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
            • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
            • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
            • Antifreeze: means any substance or preparation sold, distributed or intended for use as the cooling liquid or to be added to the cooling liquid in the cooling system of internal combustion engines of motor vehicles to prevent freezing of the cooling liquid or to lower its freezing point. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
            • any prior fiscal year: means any fiscal year beginning on or after July 1, 1984. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
            • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
            • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
            • Application fee: means the fee due at the time an application for a license is submitted to the commission. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
            • 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
            • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
            • Approved inspection agency: means a person, organization or local government approved by the commissioner to be especially qualified by reason of facilities, personnel, experience, and demonstrated reliability, to investigate, test, evaluate and inspect modular building units, systems, or the component parts of modular building units together with the plans, specifications, and quality control procedures to ensure that such units, systems, or component parts are in full compliance with the standards adopted by the commissioner pursuant to this part and to label such units complying with those standards. See Tennessee Code 68-126-303
            • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
            • Art supplies: includes :

              • (A) Any raw or processed material or manufactured product marketed or being represented by the manufacturer, repackager or retailer as being suitable for use in any phase of the creation of any work of visual or graphic art of any medium. See Tennessee Code 68-131-303

              • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
              • 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 Tennessee insurance guaranty association. See Tennessee Code 4-31-803
              • Association of Boxing Commissions: means the association recognized by state athletic commissions that affiliate with the association regarding rules of unarmed combat sports. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
              • Atomic energy: means all forms of energy released in the course of nuclear fission or nuclear transformation. See Tennessee Code 68-202-101
              • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
              • Attorney ad litem: means an attorney appointed by the court to act as counsel for the respondent. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
              • Attorney ad litem: means an attorney appointed by the court to act as counsel for the respondent. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
              • 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
              • Attorney general and reporter: means the attorney general and reporter of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 8-42-101
              • Attorney general and reporter: means the attorney general and reporter of Tennessee or the attorney general and reporter's designee. See Tennessee Code 35-13-102
              • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
              • Authority: means the Tennessee local development authority. See Tennessee Code 4-31-1003
              • Authority: means the Tennessee local development authority, a public agency and instrumentality of the state, created by this chapter, or if such authority shall be abolished, the board, body, commission or agency succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers and duties granted or imposed upon the authority shall be given by law. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
              • Authorization: means any and all forms of official permission required by this part, including licenses, permits and certificates. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
              • Authorized entity: means an entity or organization at which allergens capable of causing anaphylaxis may be present, including, but not limited to, a recreation camp, college, university, place of worship, youth sports league, amusement park, restaurant, place of employment, and sports arena. See Tennessee Code 68-140-501
              • Automotive fluid collection center: means a facility, including, without limitation, a fixed location, tank, truck, and container, that accepts used oil or any other automotive fluid from DIYers. See Tennessee Code 68-211-1002
              • Automotive oil: means any oil classified for use in an internal combustion engine, crankcase, transmission, gear box or differential for an automobile, bus or truck, lawnmower, or household power equipment. See Tennessee Code 68-211-1002
              • Average final compensation: means the average annual earnable compensation of a member during the five (5) consecutive years of the member's creditable service affording the highest such average, or during all of the years in the member's creditable service if less than five (5) years. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
              • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
              • Baled waste: means all waste that has been mechanically compacted to achieve high density per unit volume and strapped to retain its form as a bale. See Tennessee Code 68-211-103
              • Bank: includes any person or association of persons, whether incorporated or not, carrying on the business of banking. See Tennessee Code 35-2-102
              • bank: means a system of accounting for voluntarily pooled and irrevocably donated accumulated personal sick leave which is collected for the purpose of providing sick leave to members of the program who have suffered a personal illness, surgery, disability or quarantine and whose sick leave is exhausted. See Tennessee Code 8-50-901
              • 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.
              • Banned hazardous substance: means :

                • (i) Any toy or other article intended for use by children, that:

                  • (a) Is a hazardous substance. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102

                  • Beneficiary: means any person, persons or institution receiving a retirement allowance or other benefit as provided in chapters 34-37 of this title. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
                  • Beneficiary: includes , in the case of a decedent's estate, an heir, legatee, and devisee and, in the case of a trust, an income beneficiary and a remainder beneficiary. See Tennessee Code 35-6-102
                  • Beneficiary form: means a registration of a security which indicates the present owner of the security and the intention of the owner regarding the person who will become the owner of the security upon the death of the owner. See Tennessee Code 35-12-102
                  • Benefits: means all moneys paid or payable by the United States through the veterans administration. See Tennessee Code 34-5-102
                  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
                  • Bioenergy initiative: means a national partnership coordinated by the United States department of energy to develop an integrated industry to produce power, fuel and chemicals from sources including agricultural biomass. See Tennessee Code 43-37-102
                  • Bittering agent: means denatonium benzoate. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
                  • blighted: as used in this part , except in this section and in the definitions in §. See Tennessee Code 13-20-212
                  • Board: means , unless otherwise indicated, the underground storage tanks and solid waste disposal control board created in §. See Tennessee Code 68-211-103
                  • Board: means , unless otherwise indicated, the underground storage tanks and solid waste disposal control board established by §. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203
                  • board: means the board provided for in part 3 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                  • Board: means a board, established to manage the affairs of a municipal solid waste management region, except in §§. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                  • Board: means the Tennessee emergency medical services board. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                  • Board: means the air pollution control board. See Tennessee Code 68-201-102
                  • Board of supervisors: means the governing body of the local soil conservation district. See Tennessee Code 43-34-103
                  • Boat dock: means a man-made structure that protrudes into a body of water for the purpose of mooring a boat or for other water-related recreation, including boat liveries, and that is connected to an electrical power source in any manner. See Tennessee Code 68-102-601
                  • Boat dock or marina operator: means any person, whether owner or not, supervising or responsible for operating, maintaining, or repairing a boat dock or marina that is subject to this part. See Tennessee Code 68-102-601
                  • Boiler: means and includes a closed vessel or vessels intended for use in heating water or other liquids or for generating steam or other vapors under pressure or vacuum by the direct application of heat from combustible fuels, electricity, or nuclear energy, and also includes an unfired pressure vessel, meaning a vessel in which pressure is obtained from an external source or from an indirect application of heat. See Tennessee Code 68-122-102
                  • Bond: means any bond authorized and issued pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                  • Bonds: means any bonds, interim certificates, notes, debentures, or other obligations of the authority issued pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                  • Bonds: means all bonds, notes or other obligations issued by the authority under this part. See Tennessee Code 4-31-803
                  • Bonds: means bonds, notes, interim certificates or other obligations of a corporation issued pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 7-39-102
                  • Boxing: means unarmed combat to compete with the fists. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                  • Broker: means a person lawfully engaged in the business of effecting transactions in securities or commodities for the person's own account or for the account of others. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                  • Business: means any lawful activity conducted primarily:

                    • (A) For the purchase, sale, lease and rental of personal and real property, and for the manufacturing, processing, or marketing of products, commodities, or any other personal property. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102

                    • By-product material: means any radioactive materials, except special nuclear materials, yielded in or made radioactive by exposure to the radiation incident to the process of producing or utilizing special nuclear materials. See Tennessee Code 68-202-101
                    • Capital project: means the same as "public works project" as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                    • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
                    • catastrophic illness: includes organ transplants. See Tennessee Code 35-11-101
                    • Certificate: means official acknowledgment that an individual has successfully complied with all requirements to practice and has completed a training program accredited or recognized by the board. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                    • charitable: as used in this chapter , unless expressly indicated not to be charitable by the context in which they are used. See Tennessee Code 35-13-102
                    • Charitable gift: means any gift clearly intended for charitable purposes. See Tennessee Code 35-13-102
                    • Charitable purpose: means any purpose generally considered charitable at common law, or for any charitable purpose under any section of Tennessee Code Annotated, or for any purpose described in §§ 170(b)(1)(A), 170(c), 2055(a) and 2522(a) of the Internal Revenue Code. See Tennessee Code 35-13-102
                    • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
                    • Child: includes any individual, adopted or natural born, entitled to take as a child under this title by intestate succession from the parent whose relationship is involved and excludes any person who is only a stepchild, a foster child, a grandchild or any more remote descendant. See Tennessee Code 31-1-101
                    • Child: means an individual, whether over or under the age of majority, who is or is alleged to be owed a duty of support by the individual's parent or who is or is alleged to be the beneficiary of a support order directed to the parent. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                    • Child support order: means a support order for a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state or foreign country. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                    • Cigarette: means any roll for smoking, whether made wholly or in part of tobacco or any other substance, regardless of size or shape, and whether or not the tobacco or substance is flavored, adulterated or mixed with any other ingredient, the wrapper or cover of which is made of paper or any other substance or material except tobacco. See Tennessee Code 68-102-502
                    • City: means the city or town which is, or is about to be, included in the territorial boundaries of an authority when created hereunder. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                    • Civil action: means a civil action, as defined in Rule 2 of the Tennessee Rules of Civil Procedure. See Tennessee Code 29-41-101
                    • Civil action defendant: means a person or persons against whom a civil action has been filed that a court of record has determined to be an abusive civil action and imposed prefiling restrictions against the abusive civil action plaintiff pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 29-41-101
                    • Civil action party relationship: means the plaintiff commencing a civil action and the civil action defendant fall within one (1) of the following categories:

                      • (A) Adults who are current or former spouses. See Tennessee Code 29-41-101

                      • claims: means a covered claim as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 4-31-803
                      • closest relatives: means the person or persons who are in the level of intestate heirs nearest to the respondent under the Tennessee laws of intestate succession. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                      • co-conservators: means a person or persons or an entity appointed by the court to exercise the decision-making rights and duties of the person with a disability in one or more areas in which the person lacks capacity as determined and required by the orders of the court. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                      • co-conservators: means a person or persons or an entity appointed by the court to exercise the decision-making rights and duties of the person with a disability in one or more areas in which the person lacks capacity as determined and required by the orders of the court. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                      • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                      • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
                      • coguardian: means a person or persons appointed by the court to provide partial or full supervision, protection and assistance of the person or property, or both, of a minor. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                      • Combatant: means any person eighteen (18) years of age or older who engages in a professional unarmed combat contest. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                      • Commerce: means any and all commerce within the state of Tennessee and subject to the jurisdiction of the state of Tennessee, and includes the operation of any business or service establishment. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
                      • Commerce: means any and all commerce within the state of Tennessee and subject to the jurisdiction of the state of Tennessee, and includes the operation of any business or service establishment. See Tennessee Code 68-131-303
                      • Commercial unit: means such a unit of goods as by commercial usage is a single whole for purposes of lease and division of which materially impairs its character or value on the market or in use. See Tennessee Code -103
                      • Commission: means the Tennessee athletic commission. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of environment and conservation or the commissioner's designated representative. See Tennessee Code 68-202-401
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of environment and conservation or the commissioner's authorized representative. See Tennessee Code 68-211-103
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of environment and conservation or the commissioner's authorized representative. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203
                      • 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 environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                      • Commissioner: means one (1) of the members of an authority appointed in accordance with this chapter. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of mental health and substance abuse services when referenced in provisions relating to mental health facilities or centers and means the commissioner of intellectual and developmental disabilities when referenced in provisions relating to intellectual and developmental disabilities facilities or centers. See Tennessee Code 4-31-703
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of labor and workforce development. See Tennessee Code 68-122-102
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of health. See Tennessee Code 68-55-101
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance or the commissioner's designee. See Tennessee Code 68-126-202
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance. See Tennessee Code 68-126-303
                      • Commissioner: means any member of the Tennessee athletic commission. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance or the commissioner's designee. See Tennessee Code 68-126-402
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture. See Tennessee Code 43-40-103
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture or the commissioner's legally authorized representative or agent. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture or the commissioner's legally authorized representative or agent. See Tennessee Code 68-131-303
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of health. See Tennessee Code 68-140-102
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of health, the commissioner's duly authorized representative, or in the event of the commissioner's absence or a vacancy in the office of commissioner, the deputy commissioner. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of environment and conservation or the commissioner's duly authorized representative or, in the event of such person's absence or a vacancy in the office of commissioner, the deputy commissioner. See Tennessee Code 68-201-102
                      • Commissioner: means the commissioner of environment and conservation or the commissioner's designated representative. See Tennessee Code 68-202-202
                      • Commissioner of social security: includes any individual to whom the commissioner of social security has delegated any of the commissioner's functions under the Social Security Act (42 U. See Tennessee Code 8-38-101
                      • Common disaster: A sudden and extraordinary misfortune that brings about the simultaneous or near-simultaneous deaths of two or more associated persons, such as husband and wife.
                      • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
                      • Community facilities: includes real and personal property, and buildings and equipment for recreation or social assemblies, for educational, health or welfare purposes and necessary utilities when designed primarily for the benefit and use of the housing authority and/or the occupants of the dwelling accommodations. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                      • Community paramedic: means an individual who:

                        • (A) Is licensed as a paramedic that delivers care in emergency and non-urgent pre-hospital settings with oversight of a physician. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302

                        • Companion: means :

                          • (A) The spouse of an individual. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102

                          • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
                          • Component: means any assembly, sub-assembly, or combination of elements for use as a part of a modular building unit, which may include the structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, or other structurally integrated system or systems thereof affecting life safety. See Tennessee Code 68-126-303
                          • Conservatorship: is a proceeding in which a court removes the decision-making powers and duties, in whole or in part, in a least restrictive manner, from a person with a disability who lacks capacity to make decisions in one or more important areas and places responsibility for one or more of those decisions in a conservator or co-conservators. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                          • Conservatorship: is a proceeding in which a court removes the decision-making powers and duties, in whole or in part, in a least restrictive manner, from a person with a disability who lacks capacity to make decisions in one or more important areas and places responsibility for one or more of those decisions in a conservator or co-conservators. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                          • Construction: means the erection, building, acquisition, alteration, reconstruction, improvement, or extension of energy recovery and/or energy recovery 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 68-211-501
                          • construction: means the building, reconstruction, creation, replacement, extension, repairing, betterment, improvement, alteration, equipment, extension or acquisition of capital projects, including, but not limited to, the acquisition of land and of rights in land, the engineering, architectural designs, plans, working drawings, specifications, procedures and other action necessary in the construction of such capital projects, and the inspection and supervision of such capital projects. See Tennessee Code 4-31-403
                          • Construction: means the building, reconstruction, creation, replacement, extension, repair, betterment, improvement, installation, alteration, equipping, extension, development, acquisition by gift, lease, purchase, or the exercise of the right of eminent domain, or any one (1) or more of the foregoing, including the acquisition of property and rights in property, real and personal. See Tennessee Code 4-31-603
                          • Construction: means construction, acquisition, reconstruction, improvement, equipping, furnishing, bettering or extension of a facility, including paying engineering, fiscal, architectural and legal expenses incurred in connection therewith. See Tennessee Code 4-31-703
                          • Construction: means the building, reconstruction, creation, replacement, extension, repairing, betterment, improvement, alteration, equipment, extension, or acquisition, including, but not limited to, the acquisition of land and of rights in land, the engineering, architectural designs, plans, working drawings, specifications, procedures, and other action necessary in the construction of such capital projects, and the inspection and supervision of such capital projects. See Tennessee Code 4-31-1003
                          • Consumer lease: means a lease that a lessor regularly engaged in the business of leasing or selling makes to a lessee who is an individual and who takes under the lease primarily for a personal, family, or household purpose, if the total payments to be made under the lease contract, excluding payments for options to renew or buy, do not exceed twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000). See Tennessee Code -103
                          • Contest: means an unarmed combat sport competition or exhibition in which at least one (1) of the combatants is a professional or has previously competed as a professional in this state or any other state or in which licensed combatants compete for a purse or item of value greater than that amount authorized pursuant to subdivision (1) for an amateur event. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                          • Contingent beneficiary: Receiver of property or benefits if the first named beneficiary fails to receive any or all of the property or benefits in question before his (her) death.
                          • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
                          • Contract: means any agreement of an authority with or for the benefit of an obligee whether contained in a resolution, trust indenture, mortgage, lease, bond or other instrument. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                          • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
                          • Convenience center: means any area which is staffed and fenced that has waste receptacles on site that are open to the public, when an attendant is present, to receive household waste, municipal solid waste and recyclable materials. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                          • Convention: means the Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance, concluded at The Hague on November 23, 2007. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                          • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
                          • Corporate surety: means a corporation admitted to do business in the state and licensed under title 56, chapter 2. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                          • Corporate surety: means a corporation admitted to do business in the state and licensed under title 56, chapter 2. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                          • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
                          • Corrosive: means any substance that, in contact with living tissue, will cause destruction of tissue by chemical action, but does not refer to action on inanimate surfaces. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
                          • Cost of relocation: means the entire amount paid properly attributable to such relocation, after deducting therefrom any increase in the value of the new facility and any salvage value derived from the old facility. See Tennessee Code 13-20-302
                          • Council: means the legislative body, council, board of commissioners, board of trustees, or other body charged with governing the city. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                          • Counsel: means any practicing attorney licensed to practice law in the state. See Tennessee Code 8-42-101
                          • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
                          • County judge: means any person who is, or when such office existed was, a judge of a general sessions court, trial justice court, county chair, county judge, probate judge, or judge of a juvenile and/or domestic relations court, and whose compensation for such judicial service is paid wholly by a county of the state, or any person who is a county attorney who receives regular monthly or quarterly compensation from a county of the state, or any county manager or county administrator who receives regular monthly or quarterly compensation from a county of the state. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                          • County judge: means a judge of a general sessions court, probate judge, or judge of a juvenile and/or domestic relations court. See Tennessee Code 8-36-902
                          • County mayor: means and includes "county executive" unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                          • 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: means a chancery court in this state. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                          • Court: means the court then exercising probate jurisdiction in the county in which the decedent had legal residence on the date of death. See Tennessee Code 30-4-102
                          • Court: means any court having jurisdiction to hear matters concerning guardians or conservators. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                          • Court: means any court having jurisdiction to hear matters concerning guardians or conservators. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                          • Court: means the chancery, probate and juvenile courts and other courts having probate jurisdiction, which shall have concurrent jurisdiction under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                          • Court: means the chancery court or other court exercising equity jurisdiction or a probate court of record. See Tennessee Code 35-13-102
                          • Covered compensation: means , with respect to any calendar year, the amount of a member's earnable compensation subject to contributions under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (26 U. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                          • Covered generator: means any generator that:

                            • (A) Employs ten (10) or more employees. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203

                            • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
                            • Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service, as provided in part 6 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                            • Custodial property: means :

                              • (A) Any interest in property transferred to a custodian under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102

                              • Custodian: means a person so designated, including a person designated as a joint custodian pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                              • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
                              • Date of establishment: means the date as of which the retirement system is established as provided in §. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                              • Dealer: as used in this part , means a person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of sale, storage or delivery of liquefied petroleum gas and/or the installation of liquefied petroleum gas equipment. See Tennessee Code 68-135-101
                              • Debtor: means a farmer who is or has requested financial assistance from a lender through a supplier. See Tennessee Code 43-31-102
                              • Decedent: includes a stillborn infant and, subject to restrictions imposed by law other than this part, a fetus. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                              • Decedent: A deceased person.
                              • Declarant: means an individual who declares a living will under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
                              • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
                              • Defective condition: means a condition of a product that renders it unsafe for normal or anticipatable handling and consumption. See Tennessee Code 29-28-102
                              • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
                              • defibrillator: means an automated external defibrillator. See Tennessee Code 68-140-402
                              • Defined benefit component: means the portion of the hybrid plan that provides a defined benefit plan within the retirement system, but which has its own vesting, benefit structure, and contribution requirements as set forth in this part. See Tennessee Code 8-36-902
                              • Defined contribution component: means the portion of the hybrid plan that provides a defined contribution plan within the profit sharing and/or salary reduction plan established under chapter 25, part 3 of this title. See Tennessee Code 8-36-902
                              • Department: refers to the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-202-202
                              • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-202-401
                              • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-211-103
                              • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203
                              • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                              • Department: means the department of health. See Tennessee Code 68-55-501
                              • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-211-1002
                              • Department: means the department of mental health and substance abuse services when referenced in provisions relating to mental health facilities or centers and means the department of intellectual and developmental disabilities when referenced in provisions relating to developmental disabilities facilities or centers. See Tennessee Code 4-31-703
                              • Department: means the department of labor and workforce development. See Tennessee Code 68-122-102
                              • Department: means the department of health. See Tennessee Code 68-55-101
                              • Department: means the department of commerce and insurance. See Tennessee Code 68-126-303
                              • Department: means the department of commerce and insurance. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                              • Department: means the Tennessee department of agriculture. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
                              • Department: means the department of agriculture. See Tennessee Code 68-131-303
                              • Department: means the department of health. See Tennessee Code 68-140-102
                              • Department: means the department of health. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                              • Department: means the department of health. See Tennessee Code 68-140-501
                              • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-201-102
                              • Department: means the department of environment and conservation, or, if the department shall be abolished, the board, body, commission or agency succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers and duties granted or imposed upon the department shall be given by law. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                              • Department of transportation: means the Tennessee department of transportation and its successors. See Tennessee Code 4-31-1202
                              • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
                              • 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.
                              • Development district: means a development district organized pursuant to title 13, chapter 14. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                              • Devise: To gift property by will.
                              • Devise: when used as a noun, means a testamentary disposition of real or personal property. See Tennessee Code 31-1-101
                              • Devisee: means any person designated in a will to receive a devise. See Tennessee Code 31-1-101
                              • dilapidation: means extreme deterioration and decay due to lack of repairs to and care of the area. See Tennessee Code 13-20-201
                              • Director: means the director of the division of emergency medical services of the department. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                              • disabled: means the inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity by reason of any medically determinable physical or mental impairment which can be expected to last for a continuous period of not less than twelve (12) months. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                              • Discarded mercury-added consumer product: means a mercury-added consumer product that can, or will, no longer be used for its intended purpose as determined by its generator. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203
                              • Disclaimant: means the person to whom a disclaimed interest or power would have passed had the disclaimer not been made. See Tennessee Code 31-7-102
                              • Disclaimed interest: means the interest that would have passed to the disclaimant had the disclaimer not been made. See Tennessee Code 31-7-102
                              • Disclaimer: means the refusal to accept an interest in or power over property. See Tennessee Code 31-7-102
                              • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
                              • Discretionary charitable gift: means a charitable gift that has indefinite beneficiaries, objects, purposes or subjects. See Tennessee Code 35-13-102
                              • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
                              • Display fireworks: means those fireworks designed primarily to produce visible or audible effects by combustion, deflagration or detonation and that are classified as 1. See Tennessee Code 68-104-202
                              • Disposed of: means originally placed in a solid waste container whose contents are destined for delivery to a solid waste landfill for disposal or to an incinerator, boiler, or industrial furnace for burning. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203
                              • Distributor: means any person who engages in the business in this state of refining, manufacturing, producing, or compounding of automotive oil, and selling or storing the same in this state. See Tennessee Code 68-211-1002
                              • Distributor: means any person engaged in the business of making sales of fireworks to any other person engaged in the business of reselling fireworks either as a retailer, wholesaler, or seasonal retailer, or any person who receives, brings or imports any fireworks of any kind, in any manner into this state, except to a holder of a Tennessee manufacturer's, distributor's, or wholesaler's permit. See Tennessee Code 68-104-101
                              • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
                              • Document of gift: includes a statement or symbol on a driver license, identification card, or donor registry. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                              • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
                              • Donor: means an individual whose body or part is the subject of an anatomical gift. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                              • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
                              • Donor: means the person making the lifetime or testamentary charitable gift. See Tennessee Code 35-13-102
                              • Dower: A widow
                              • Duty of support: means an obligation imposed or imposable by law to provide support for a child, spouse, or former spouse, including an unsatisfied obligation to provide support. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                              • Dwelling unit: means a building or structure used as a place of residence. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                              • Earnable compensation: includes , but is not limited to, any bonus or incentive payment. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                              • Economic damages: means damages, to the extent they are provided by applicable law, for: objectively verifiable pecuniary damages arising from medical expenses and medical care, rehabilitation services, mental health treatment, custodial care, loss of earnings and earning capacity, loss of income, burial costs, loss of use of property, repair or replacement of property, obtaining substitute domestic services, loss of employment, loss of business or employment opportunities, and other objectively verifiable monetary losses. See Tennessee Code 29-39-101
                              • Electrical: means of or pertaining to the flow of an electrical charge or to electrons in motion. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
                              • 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 costs: includes the costs of preliminary engineering, traffic and revenue studies, environmental studies, right-of-way acquisition, legal and financial services associated with the development of the qualified project, construction, construction management, facilities and other costs necessary for the qualified project. See Tennessee Code 4-31-1202
                              • Eligible project: means :

                                • (i) A transportation infrastructure project, including streets, highways, bridges, tunnels and any related roadway facilities. See Tennessee Code 4-31-1202

                                • EMAC: means the national interstate mutual aid agreement adopted by all fifty (50) states, the District of Columbia, the United States Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and ratified by the 104th United States Congress in 1996 (PL-104-321) that enables states to share resources during times of disaster created during the 104th Congress. See Tennessee Code 68-140-603
                                • Emergency medical entity: means any singular facility, providing emergency medical services to the general public, either resident or transient, in this state. See Tennessee Code 68-140-102
                                • Emergency medical services: means the services used in responding to the perceived individual need for immediate medical care in order to prevent loss of life or aggravation of physiological or psychological illness or injury. See Tennessee Code 68-140-102
                                • Emergency medical services personnel: means individuals certified or licensed by the emergency medical services board in accordance with various categories and classifications of licenses or certificates that the board establishes. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                • Employee: includes an officer of a state or political subdivision thereof. See Tennessee Code 8-38-101
                                • Employee organization: means any organization:

                                  • (A) With membership open to all state employees. See Tennessee Code 8-50-901

                                  • Employer: means :

                                    • (A) The state or any department, commission, institution, board or agency of the state government by which a member is paid, with respect to members in its employ. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101

                                    • Employer: means the state, a political subdivision, or a local instrumentality of either. See Tennessee Code 8-38-101
                                    • Employment: means any service performed by an employee in the employ of the state, or any political subdivision thereof, for such employer, except:

                                      • (A) Service which, in the absence of an agreement entered into under this chapter, would constitute "employment" as defined in the Social Security Act. See Tennessee Code 8-38-101

                                      • 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 recovery facility: means a facility for the recovery of energy or energy producing materials from the controlled processing of solid waste and the production of energy from such solid waste and other materials, including coal, for a heating and cooling system and/or for the production of electricity and process steam. See Tennessee Code 68-211-501
                                      • 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.
                                      • Epinephrine auto-injector: means a single-use device used to administer by automatic injection a premeasured dose of epinephrine into the body of a person. See Tennessee Code 68-140-501
                                      • Equal Credit Opportunity Act: Prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or because an applicant receives income from a public assistance program. Source: OCC
                                      • Equipment: means fire engines, ladders, hooks, hoses and all other equipment necessary for the containing and extinguishing of fires. See Tennessee Code 4-31-503
                                      • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
                                      • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
                                      • Estate: means income on hand and assets acquired partially or wholly with "income". See Tennessee Code 34-5-102
                                      • Event: means any function or gathering at which there will be a fireworks display, a pyrotechnic display, a flame effect display or any combination of these displays. See Tennessee Code 68-104-202
                                      • Event: means an amateur event in which amateurs, as defined in this section, compete in an unarmed combat sport competition in accordance with this chapter. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                      • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
                                      • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
                                      • 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
                                      • Executory contract: means a contract, including a lease, under which each party has an unperformed obligation and the failure of a party to complete performance would constitute a material breach. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                      • extra services: means any duties other than summer school or regular duties. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                      • Eye bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage, or distribution of human eyes or portions of human eyes. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                      • Facilities where the public congregates: means sports and entertainment arenas, musical amphitheatres, stadiums, community and convention halls, specialty event centers, amusement facilities, fairgrounds, zoos, institutions of higher education, and specialty event centers in public parks. See Tennessee Code 68-120-502
                                      • Facility: means "facility" as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 4-31-703
                                      • 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.
                                      • farm products: means forage and sod crops. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                      • Farmland: means land and associated facilities involved in agricultural production activities. See Tennessee Code 43-34-103
                                      • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
                                      • Federal government: includes the United States, or any agency, instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of the United States. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                      • Federal Insurance Contributions Act: means chapter 21 of the federal Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (26 U. See Tennessee Code 8-38-101
                                      • Fee: means the tire environmental fee created by this part. See Tennessee Code 68-211-302
                                      • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
                                      • Fees and other expenses: means those reasonable attorney's fees and expert witness fees as determined by the court plus reasonable expenses and court costs, but does not include any portion of an attorney's fees or salary paid by a unit of local, state, or federal government for the attorney's services in the case. See Tennessee Code 29-37-103
                                      • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
                                      • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
                                      • Fiduciary: means a personal representative, trustee, agent acting under a power of attorney, or other person authorized to act as a fiduciary with respect to the property of another person. See Tennessee Code 31-7-102
                                      • Fiduciary: means a guardian, coguardian, conservator, co-conservator, or qualified trustee as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                      • Fiduciary: includes a trustee under any trust, expressed, implied, resulting or constructive, executor, administrator, personal representative, guardian, conservator, curator, receiver, trustee in bankruptcy, assignee for the benefit of creditors, partner, agent, officer of a corporation, public or private, public officer, or any other person acting in a fiduciary capacity for any person, trust or estate. See Tennessee Code 35-2-102
                                      • Fiduciary: means a guardian, coguardian, conservator, co-conservator, or qualified trustee as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                      • FIMR: means the Tennessee fetal and infant mortality review program. See Tennessee Code 68-142-203
                                      • Finance lease: means a lease with respect to which:

                                        • (i) the lessor does not select, manufacture, or supply the goods. See Tennessee Code -103

                                        • Financial institution: means a bank as defined by §. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                        • Financial institution: means a bank, trust company, savings institution, or credit union, chartered and supervised under state or federal law. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                                        • Financing agreement: means any agreement entered into between the authority and a qualified borrower pertaining to a loan entered into under this part. See Tennessee Code 4-31-1202
                                        • fire department: means a department of a municipality, county, or political subdivision, or an organization, agency, or entity that offers its services, for or without pay, for the purpose of suppressing fires, performing rescue services, or for other emergency response purposes. See Tennessee Code 68-102-302
                                        • Fire marshal: means the state fire marshal. See Tennessee Code 68-104-202
                                        • Firefighter: means a person in the employ of a political subdivision participating under chapter 35, part 2 of this title who is a member of the fire department of such political subdivision, and is trained in firefighting and actively engaged in such work or subject to call for such services, providing such person's primary livelihood is derived from such work. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                        • Fiscal year: means the year beginning July 1 of each calendar year. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
                                        • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
                                        • Flame effect: means the combustion of an inflammable solid, liquid or gas to produce thermal, physical, visual or audible phenomena before an audience as defined by NFPA 160. See Tennessee Code 68-104-202
                                        • Flame effect display: means the use of flame effects before an audience as defined by NFPA 160. See Tennessee Code 68-104-202
                                        • Food service establishment: means a food service establishment as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 68-120-502
                                        • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
                                        • Foreign country: means a country, including a political subdivision thereof, other than the United States, that authorizes the issuance of support orders and:

                                          • (A) Which has been declared under the law of the United States to be a foreign reciprocating country. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101

                                          • Foreign support order: means a support order of a foreign tribunal. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                          • Forest products: include the following:

                                            • (A) Products that are derived from woody biomass. See Tennessee Code 43-40-103

                                            • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
                                            • Fund: means the tire environmental fund created by this part. See Tennessee Code 68-211-302
                                            • Fund: means the used oil collection fund created by this part. See Tennessee Code 68-211-1002
                                            • Fund: means the Tennessee transportation state infrastructure fund. See Tennessee Code 4-31-1202
                                            • funding board: means the board created pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 8-50-1202
                                            • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
                                            • 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
                                            • Gasification: means a process through which recoverable feedstocks are heated and converted into a fuel-gas mixture in an oxygen-deficient atmosphere and the mixture is converted into valuable raw, intermediate, and final products, including, but not limited to, monomers, chemicals, waxes, lubricants, chemical feedstocks, crude oil, diesel, gasoline, diesel and gasoline blendstocks, home heating oil, and other fuels including ethanol and transportation fuel. See Tennessee Code 68-211-401
                                            • Gasification facility: means a manufacturing facility that is engaged solely in the storage and gasification of recoverable feedstocks for resale or reuse and that complies with statutes and rules applicable to recovered materials processing facilities. See Tennessee Code 68-211-401
                                            • General employee: means any person who is a state official, including legislative officials elected by the general assembly, or who is employed in the service of, and whose compensation is payable in whole or in part by, the state, including employees under supervision of the state whose compensation is paid, in whole or in part, from federal or other funds, or any person in the employ of a political subdivision participating under chapter 35, part 2 of this title, or of the Tennessee County Services Association, but does not include any teacher, state police officer, wildlife officer, firefighter, police officer, state judge, county judge, attorney general, governor, or county official or public service commissioner, or any person performing services on a contractual or percentage basis. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                            • Generator: means the person who owns or otherwise controls the fate of a discarded mercury-added consumer product. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203
                                            • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
                                            • Gift instrument: means a will, deed, grant, conveyance, trust agreement, memorandum, writing or other governing document that creates the charitable gift. See Tennessee Code 35-13-102
                                            • Goods: means all things that are movable at the time of identification to the lease contract, or are fixtures (§ 47-2A-309), but the term does not include money, documents, instruments, accounts, chattel paper, general intangibles, or minerals or the like, including oil and gas, before extraction. See Tennessee Code -103
                                            • Governing body: means the council of any city. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                            • Governing body: means the body in which the general legislative powers of a municipal corporation are vested and, in the case of counties, means the legislative body of the respective counties. See Tennessee Code 68-211-902
                                            • 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 instrument: means :

                                              • (A) A will, deed, trust instrument or agency agreement. See Tennessee Code 35-14-102

                                              • Government: includes the state and federal governments and any subdivision, agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, of either of them. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                              • Governmental unit: means an office, department, division, bureau, board, commission, or other agency of this state or a subdivision of this state. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                              • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
                                              • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
                                              • Grantee: means a nonprofit, 26 U. See Tennessee Code 4-31-703
                                              • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
                                              • Gross estate: The total fair market value of all property and property interests, real and personal, tangible and intangible, of which a decedent had beneficial ownership at the time of death before subtractions for deductions, debts, administrative expenses, and casualty losses suffered during estate administration.
                                              • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
                                              • Guardian: means a person appointed by a court to make decisions regarding the support, care, education, health, or welfare of an individual. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                              • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
                                              • Guardian: means any fiduciary for the person or estate of a ward. See Tennessee Code 34-5-102
                                              • Guardian: means a person appointed by or qualified in a court to act as a general, limited, or temporary guardian or conservator of a minor's property or person or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                                              • Guardian ad litem: means a person meeting the qualifications set forth in §. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                              • Guardian ad litem: means a person meeting the qualifications set forth in §. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                              • 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.
                                              • Harass or maliciously injure: means the civil action determined to be an abusive civil action was filed with the intent or was primarily designed to:

                                                • (A) Exhaust, deplete, impair, or adversely impact the civil action defendant's financial resources unless:

                                                  • (i) Punitive damages are requested and appropriate. See Tennessee Code 29-41-101

                                                  • Hazardous locations: means those installations, glazed or to be glazed in commercial and public buildings, known as framed or unframed glass entrance doors. See Tennessee Code 68-120-301
                                                  • Hazardous materials: includes :

                                                    • (A) Materials designated as hazardous by any governmental agency. See Tennessee Code 68-131-201

                                                    • Hazardous substance: means :

                                                      • (i) Any substance or mixture of substances that:

                                                        • (a) Is toxic. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102

                                                        • Hazardous waste management facility: means :

                                                          • (A) All contiguous land and structures, other appurtenances, and improvements on the land, used for treating, storing, transporting, or disposing of hazardous waste. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203

                                                          • Health care prescriber: means a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathic medicine who is licensed pursuant to title 63, chapter 6 or 9. See Tennessee Code 68-140-501
                                                          • Health care provider: means a Tennessee licensed medical doctor (M. See Tennessee Code 68-55-501
                                                          • health facility: means a person, facility or institution licensed or authorized to provide health or medical care. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
                                                          • Heirs: means those persons, including the surviving spouse, who are entitled under the statutes of intestate succession to the property of a decedent. See Tennessee Code 31-1-101
                                                          • Heirs: means those persons, including the surviving spouse, who are entitled under the statutes of intestate succession to the property of a decedent. See Tennessee Code 35-12-102
                                                          • Highly toxic: means any substance that falls within any of the following categories:

                                                            • (i) Produces death within fourteen (14) days in one half (½) or more than one half (½) of a group of ten (10) or more laboratory white rats, each weighing between two hundred (200) and three hundred (300) grams, at a single dose of fifty (50) milligrams or less per kilogram of body weight, when orally administered. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102

                                                            • Highway: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                            • Hospital: means a facility licensed as a hospital under the law of any state or a facility operated as a hospital by the United States, a state, or a subdivision of a state. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                            • Hotel: means an establishment as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 68-120-502
                                                            • Household hazardous waste: means solid wastes discarded from homes or similar sources as listed in 40 CFR 261. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                            • Household waste: means any waste material, including garbage, trash and refuse, and yard waste derived from households. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                            • housing authority: means a public body and a body corporate and politic organized in accordance with this chapter for the purposes, with the powers, and subject to the restrictions, hereinafter set forth. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                                            • Housing project: includes all real and personal property, buildings and improvements, stores, offices, lands for farming and gardening, and community facilities acquired or constructed or to be acquired or constructed pursuant to a single plan or undertaking, to:

                                                              • (i) Demolish, clear, remove, alter or repair unsanitary or unsafe housing. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102

                                                              • Human carcinogen: means any substance listed as a human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. See Tennessee Code 68-131-303
                                                              • Hybrid plan: means a plan that provides a combination of a defined benefit plan and a defined contribution plan which, together, are intended to comply with the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See Tennessee Code 8-36-902
                                                              • Illegal drug: means a drug, the distribution of which is a violation of state law. See Tennessee Code 29-38-104
                                                              • Illegal drug market: means the support system of illegal drug related operations, from production to retail sales, through which an illegal drug reaches the user. See Tennessee Code 29-38-104
                                                              • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
                                                              • In-service: means a member who has not retired, has not been refunded and is within one hundred fifty (150) days of such member's last paid day of employment. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                              • Incentives: means any tax exemption, tax credit, tax exclusion, tax deduction, rebate, investment, contract, or grant made available by the state to directly support the purchase of forest products. See Tennessee Code 43-40-103
                                                              • Income: means money or property that a fiduciary receives as current return from a principal asset. See Tennessee Code 35-6-102
                                                              • Income: includes earnings or other periodic entitlements to money from any source and any other property subject to withholding for support under the law of this state. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                                              • Income: means moneys received from the veterans administration and revenue or profit from any property wholly or partially acquired with those moneys. See Tennessee Code 34-5-102
                                                              • Income beneficiary: means a person to whom net income of a trust is or may be payable. See Tennessee Code 35-6-102
                                                              • Income interest: means the right of an income beneficiary to receive all or part of net income, whether the terms of the trust require it to be distributed or authorize it to be distributed in the trustee's discretion. See Tennessee Code 35-6-102
                                                              • Income-withholding order: means an order or other legal process directed to an obligor's employer or other debtor, as provided for in part 5 of this chapter, to withhold support from the income of the obligor. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                                              • 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
                                                              • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
                                                              • Individual drug user: means the individual whose illegal drug use is the basis of an action brought under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 29-38-104
                                                              • Industrial development authority: means the Tennessee industrial development authority, or, if the industrial development authority shall be abolished, the board, body, commission or agency succeeding to the principal functions thereof or to which the powers and duties granted or imposed upon the industrial development authority shall be given by law. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                                                              • Industrial utilization: means the products and processes that utilize agricultural materials in non-food, non-feed commercial products. See Tennessee Code 43-37-102
                                                              • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
                                                              • Insane: includes all persons of unsound mind. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                              • Installation: means the assembly of modular building units on-site and/or the process of affixing modular building-related components to land, a foundation, footings, utilities, or an existing building. See Tennessee Code 68-126-303
                                                              • Installer: means a licensed manufactured home installer, or a licensed manufactured home retailer. See Tennessee Code 68-126-402
                                                              • Installment lease contract: means a lease contract that authorizes or requires the delivery of goods in separate lots to be separately accepted, even though the lease contract contains a clause "each delivery is a separate lease" or its equivalent. See Tennessee Code -103
                                                              • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
                                                              • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
                                                              • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
                                                              • Interfacility telecommunications: means the exchange of ideas, instruction, or intelligence, pertaining to emergency medical services, between two (2) or more emergency medical entities. See Tennessee Code 68-140-102
                                                              • Internal Revenue Code: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, codified in United States Code, title 26, as amended. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                              • Internal Revenue Code: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (U. See Tennessee Code 35-13-102
                                                              • 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.
                                                              • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
                                                              • Invalid vehicle: means any privately or publicly owned vehicle that is maintained, operated and intended to be used to transport persons who are convalescent, or otherwise nonambulatory, and do not require medical treatment while in transit. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                                              • Irritant: means any substance not corrosive within the meaning of subdivision (6), which on immediate, prolonged, or repeated contact with normal living tissue will induce a local inflammatory reaction. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
                                                              • Issuing state: means the state in which a tribunal issues a support order or a judgment determining parentage of a child. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                                              • Issuing tribunal: means the tribunal of a state or foreign country that issues a support order or renders a judgment determining parentage of a child. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                                              • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
                                                              • Jointly held property: means property held in the name of two (2) or more persons under an arrangement in which all holders have concurrent interests and under which the last surviving holder is entitled to the whole of the property. See Tennessee Code 31-7-102
                                                              • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
                                                              • Kickboxing: means unarmed combat involving the use of striking techniques delivered with the upper and lower body, and in which the combatants remain standing while striking. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                              • Know: means to have actual knowledge. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                              • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container of any substance, or in the case of an article that is unpackaged or is not packaged in an immediate container intended or suitable for delivery to the ultimate consumer, a display of such matter directly upon the article involved or upon a tag or other suitable material affixed to the article, and a requirement made by or under authority of this part that any word, statement, or other information appearing on the label shall not be considered to be complied with, unless such word, statement, or other information also appears:

                                                                • (A) On the outside container or wrapper, if any there be, unless it is easily legible through the outside container or wrapper. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102

                                                                • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container of any substance, or in the case of an article that is unpackaged or is not packaged in an immediate container intended or suitable for delivery to the ultimate consumer, a display of such matter directly upon the article involved or upon a tag or other suitable material affixed to the article, and a requirement made by or under authority of this part that any word, statement or other information appearing on the label shall not be considered to be complied with, unless such word, statement or other information also appears:

                                                                  • (A) On the outside container or wrapper, if any there be, unless it is easily legible through the outside container or wrapper. See Tennessee Code 68-131-303

                                                                  • Landfill: means a facility, permitted pursuant to part 1 of this chapter, where solid wastes are disposed of by burial in excavated pits or trenches or by placement on land and covering with soil or other approved material. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                  • Lands: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                  • Law: includes decisional and statutory law and rules and regulations having the force of law. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                                                  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
                                                                  • Lease: means a transfer of the right to possession and use of goods for a term in return for consideration, but a sale, including a sale on approval or a sale or return, or retention or creation of a security interest is not a lease. See Tennessee Code -103
                                                                  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
                                                                  • Lease agreement: means the bargain, with respect to the lease, of the lessor and the lessee in fact as found in their language or by implication from other circumstances including course of dealing or usage of trade or course of performance as provided in this chapter. See Tennessee Code -103
                                                                  • Lease contract: means the total legal obligation that results from the lease agreement as affected by this chapter and any other applicable rules of law. See Tennessee Code -103
                                                                  • Least restrictive alternatives: means techniques and processes that preserve as many decision-making rights as practical under the particular circumstances for the person with a disability. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
                                                                  • Legal representative: means an individual's personal representative, guardian or conservator. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                                                                  • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
                                                                  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
                                                                  • Lender: means a person in the business of lending money identified in a security interest notification statement. See Tennessee Code 43-31-102
                                                                  • Lender: means any federal or state chartered bank, federal land bank, production credit association, bank for cooperatives, federal or state chartered savings and loan association or building and loan association, insurance company, or mortgage loan company. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                                                                  • Lessee: means a person who acquires the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See Tennessee Code -103
                                                                  • Lessor: means a person who transfers the right to possession and use of goods under a lease. See Tennessee Code -103
                                                                  • Letter of commitment: means a binding, irrevocable and unconditional agreement by a lender to honor drafts or other demands for payment upon the supplier presenting invoices signed by the purchaser or other proof of delivery. See Tennessee Code 43-31-102
                                                                  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
                                                                  • License: means an authorization to a person to provide ambulance services. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                                                  • Licensed exhibitor: means a sole proprietor, partnership, corporation, company, firm or other entity licensed under this part to perform or provide firework or pyrotechnic materials for outdoor fireworks displays, proximate pyrotechnic displays, flame effect displays or any combination of these displays. See Tennessee Code 68-104-202
                                                                  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
                                                                  • Lien: means an interest in property that secures payment or performance of an obligation. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                                                  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
                                                                  • Limitation year: means , for testing purposes under § 415 of the Internal Revenue Code (26 U. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
                                                                  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
                                                                  • 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
                                                                  • Living will: means a written declaration, pursuant to this chapter, stating declarant's desires for medical care or noncare, including palliative care, and other related matters such as organ donation and body disposal. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
                                                                  • Loan: means an obligation subject to repayment that is provided by the fund to a qualified borrower for all or part of the eligible costs of a qualified project. See Tennessee Code 4-31-1202
                                                                  • Loan agreement: means a contractual arrangement by and between a county and the authority pursuant to and in accordance with this part. See Tennessee Code 4-31-503
                                                                  • Loan agreement: means a contractual arrangement by and between an airport authority or a municipal airport and the authority and, in the discretion of the authority, the creating or participating municipality providing the guaranty, pursuant to and in accordance with this part. See Tennessee Code 4-31-603
                                                                  • Loan program agreement: means a contractual arrangement by and between a local government unit and the authority pursuant to and in accordance with part 4 of this chapter providing for loans to such local government units for the purpose of paying the cost of the construction of capital projects and a contractual arrangement by and between a local government unit and the state acting by and through the department, pursuant to and in accordance with title 68, chapter 211, part 4 [repealed], or title 68, chapter 221, parts 2 and 5 providing for loans to such local government unit for the purpose of paying the cost of the construction of sewage treatment works, waterworks, or energy recovery facilities and/or solid waste resource recovery facilities, as the case may be, which loans are made or are to be made from the proceeds of bonds or notes issued pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                                                                  • Local government: means an incorporated municipality or county or subdivision of either. See Tennessee Code 29-37-103
                                                                  • Local government: means any political subdivision of this state with authority to establish standards and requirements applicable to the construction, installation, alteration and repairs of buildings. See Tennessee Code 68-126-303
                                                                  • Local government unit: means any county, metropolitan government, incorporated town or city, or special district of the state, water/wastewater authority or any energy authority created by an act of the general assembly. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                                                                  • Local retirement fund: means any teachers' retirement fund or other arrangement for payment of retirement benefits to teachers, except this retirement system, supported wholly or in part by contributions made by an employer as defined by chapters 34-37 of this title. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                  • Lot: means a parcel or a single article that is the subject matter of a separate lease or delivery, whether or not it is sufficient to perform the lease contract. See Tennessee Code -103
                                                                  • Manager: means a person who:

                                                                    • (i) Undertakes to represent the interests of another person by contract, agreement or other arrangement, in procuring, arranging or conducting a professional contest in which the person will participate as a combatant. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102

                                                                    • Mandatory income interest: means the right of an income beneficiary to receive net income that the terms of the trust require the fiduciary to distribute. See Tennessee Code 35-6-102
                                                                    • manufactured home: includes any structure that meets all the requirements of this subdivision (2), except the size requirements and with respect to which the manufacturer voluntarily files a certification required by the secretary and complies with the standards established under this title. See Tennessee Code 68-126-202
                                                                    • Manufacturer: means :

                                                                      • (A) Any entity that manufactures or otherwise produces cigarettes or causes cigarettes to be manufactured or produced anywhere that the manufacturer intends to be sold in this state, including cigarettes intended to be sold in the United States through an importer. See Tennessee Code 68-102-502

                                                                      • Manufacturer: means the designer, fabricator, producer, compounder, processor or assembler of any product or its component parts. See Tennessee Code 29-28-102
                                                                      • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in the making, manufacture or construction of fireworks of any kind within this state. See Tennessee Code 68-104-101
                                                                      • Manufacturer: means any person engaged in manufacturing or assembling new manufactured homes. See Tennessee Code 68-126-202
                                                                      • Marina: means a dock, including a boat dock or basin providing moorings for watercraft and boat houses and offering supply, repair, or other services, including electric power supply, for remuneration. See Tennessee Code 68-102-601
                                                                      • Marital deduction: The deduction(s) that can be taken in the determination of gift and estate tax liabilities because of the existence of a marriage or marital relationship.
                                                                      • mayor: means the clerk and mayor, respectively, of the city, or the officers thereof, charged with the duties customarily imposed on the clerk and mayor, respectively. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                                                      • Mechanical: means of or pertaining to the design, construction or structure of a substance. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
                                                                      • Medical advisors: means the physicians, companies, or organizations provided for in part 4 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                      • Medical care: includes any procedure or treatment rendered by a physician or health care provider designed to diagnose, assess or treat a disease, illness or injury. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
                                                                      • Medical direction: means the supervision by a physician licensed to practice in the state of Tennessee of all medical aspects of patient care within EMS. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                                                      • Medical professional: means a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathic medicine who is licensed to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in this state or in any other state or territory of the United States. See Tennessee Code 68-140-501
                                                                      • 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 member of the Tennessee consolidated retirement system. See Tennessee Code 68-102-401
                                                                      • Member: means a member of the Tennessee emergency medical service board. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                                                      • Member annuity: means annual payments for life derived from the accumulated contributions of the member. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                      • Membership service: means service rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                      • Merchant lessee: means a lessee that is a merchant with respect to goods of the kind subject to the lease. See Tennessee Code -103
                                                                      • Mercury-added consumer product: includes , but is not limited to:

                                                                        • (i) Thermostats. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203

                                                                        • 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
                                                                        • Military service: as used in this part , includes the enlistment or induction into the United States army or any branch thereof, the United States navy, the air force, the marine corps, the coast guard, the merchant marine, or any other military activity carried on in the aid of the war effort. See Tennessee Code 8-48-201
                                                                        • Minor: has the meaning set forth in §. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                        • Minor: means an individual who is under eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                        • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                        • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age and who has not otherwise been emancipated. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                        • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age and who has not otherwise been emancipated. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                        • Minor: means an individual who has not attained twenty-one (21) years of age, although the minor may already be of legal age. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                                                                        • Misbranded hazardous substance: means a hazardous substance, including a toy, or other article intended for use by children, which is a hazardous substance, or which bears or contains a hazardous substance in such manner as to be susceptible of access by a child to whom such toy or other article is entrusted, intended or packaged in a form suitable for use in the household or by children, which substance, except as otherwise provided by or pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
                                                                        • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
                                                                        • Mixed martial arts: means unarmed combat using a combination of techniques from different disciplines of the martial arts, including kicking, wrestling and striking, subject to applicable limitations set forth in this chapter and rules promulgated by the commission. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                        • Mixed-finance project: includes a project that is developed by:

                                                                          • (A) An authority or by an entity affiliated with an authority. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102

                                                                          • Mobile integrated health care: means the provision of health care using patient-centered, mobile resources in the out-of-hospital environment under local medical control as part of a community-based team of health and social services providers to include, but not be limited to, home health organizations and community paramedics. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                                                          • Modification: means an amendment to the original federal-state agreement to modify coverage for coverage groups or to extend coverage to additional coverage groups consistent with Section 218 of the Social Security Act (42 USC § 418) and this chapter. See Tennessee Code 8-38-101
                                                                          • Modular building unit: means a structural unit, or preassembled component unit, including the necessary electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilating and other service systems, manufactured off-site and transported to the point of use for installation or erection, with or without other specified components, as a finished building. See Tennessee Code 68-126-303
                                                                          • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                          • Mortgage: includes deeds of trust, mortgages, building and loan contracts or other instruments conveying real or personal property as security for bonds and conferring a right to foreclose and cause a sale thereof. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                                                          • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
                                                                          • Mortgage: means a record, however denominated, that creates or provides for a consensual lien on real property or rents, even if the mortgage also creates or provides for a lien on personal property. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                                                          • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
                                                                          • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
                                                                          • Mortgagee: means a person entitled to enforce an obligation secured by a mortgage. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                                                          • Mortgagor: means a person that grants a mortgage or a successor in ownership of the real property described in the mortgage. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                                                          • Motor vehicle: means any vehicle that is self-propelled and designed to be used on public highways. See Tennessee Code 68-211-302
                                                                          • Municipal airport: means those county or municipal airports created pursuant to title 42, chapter 5. See Tennessee Code 4-31-603
                                                                          • Municipal solid waste: means any garbage, refuse, industrial lunchroom or office waste, household waste, household hazardous waste, yard waste, and any other material resulting from the operation of residential, municipal, commercial or institutional establishments and from community activities. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                          • 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, incorporated town or city, metropolitan government, or special district of this state, empowered to provide solid waste disposal services, or any not-for-profit corporation authorized by the laws of Tennessee to act for the benefit or on behalf of any one (1) or more of such local governments. See Tennessee Code 68-211-501
                                                                          • Municipality: means any city, town, or village or other municipality in the state. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                                                          • 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
                                                                          • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
                                                                          • Natural disaster: means any hurricane, tornado, storm, flood, high water, wind-driven water, tidal wave, tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption, landslide, mudslide, snowstorm, ice storm, drought, fire, explosion, civil disturbance or other catastrophe that causes or may cause substantial damage or injury to property. See Tennessee Code 4-31-803
                                                                          • Net income: means the total receipts allocated to income during an accounting period minus the disbursements made from income during the period, plus or minus transfers under this chapter to or from income during the period. See Tennessee Code 35-6-102
                                                                          • next of kin: includes , in order, the decedent's spouse. See Tennessee Code 68-30-301
                                                                          • NFPA: means the National Fire Protection Association. See Tennessee Code 68-104-202
                                                                          • 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.
                                                                          • Noneconomic damages: means damages, to the extent they are provided by applicable law, for: physical and emotional pain. See Tennessee Code 29-39-101
                                                                          • Note: means any note authorized and issued pursuant to this chapter. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                                                                          • Oath: includes affirmation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                          • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
                                                                          • obligee: includes any bondholder, trustee or trustees for any bondholders, any lessor demising property to the authority used in connection with a housing project or any assignee or assignees of the lessor's interest or any part thereof, and the United States, when it is a party to any contract with the authority. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                                                          • Obligee: means :

                                                                            • (A) An individual to whom a duty of support is or is alleged to be owed or in whose favor a support order or a judgment determining parentage of a child has been issued. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101

                                                                            • Obligor: means an individual, or the estate of a decedent that:

                                                                              • (A) Owes or is alleged to owe a duty of support. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101

                                                                              • Olympic competition: means the official Olympic games, sanctioned by the United States Olympic Committee, in which the United States competes as a national body. See Tennessee Code 8-50-1101
                                                                              • Operator: means the person who is in charge of the actual, on-site operation of a solid waste management facility during any period of operation. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                              • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
                                                                              • Organ donation: means a procedure to recover vascular organs following a declaration of death pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
                                                                              • Organ procurement organization: means a person designated by the secretary of the United States department of health and human services as an organ procurement organization. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                              • Other automotive fluid: means antifreeze, transmission fluid, or power steering fluid. See Tennessee Code 68-211-1002
                                                                              • other contracting party: means any party to a sale contract or loan agreement except the authority. See Tennessee Code 68-211-902
                                                                              • Outdoor fireworks display: means a presentation of display fireworks for a public or private gathering as defined by NFPA 1123. See Tennessee Code 68-104-202
                                                                              • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
                                                                              • Owner: means the person for whose property a receiver is appointed. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                                                              • Ownership: means any individual, family, company, corporation, or organization holding title to property within a proposed or established agricultural district. See Tennessee Code 43-34-103
                                                                              • Palliative care: includes any measure taken by a physician or health care provider designed primarily to maintain the patient's comfort. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
                                                                              • Parent: means a parent whose parental rights have not been terminated. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                              • Parent: includes any person entitled to take, or who would be entitled to take if the child, adopted or natural born, died without a will, as a parent under this title by intestate succession from the child whose relationship is in question and excludes any person who is only a stepparent, foster parent, or grandparent. See Tennessee Code 31-1-101
                                                                              • Part: means an organ, an eye, or tissue of a human being. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                              • Part-time employee: includes any interim teacher who is employed on a temporary basis to teach for a regular teacher who is on unpaid leave. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                              • Participant: means any person, other than the agritourism professional, who engages in an agritourism activity. See Tennessee Code 43-39-101
                                                                              • Participant: means any state employee, teacher, or political subdivision employee participating in the hybrid plan. See Tennessee Code 8-36-902
                                                                              • participant: means any state employee who has joined the bank by making the initial donation of the minimum number of days necessary and has donated subsequently assessed days. See Tennessee Code 8-50-901
                                                                              • 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.
                                                                              • Patient: means an individual who, as a result of physical or mental condition, needs medical attention. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                                                              • Per stirpes: The legal means by which the children of a decedent, upon the death of an ancestor at a level above that of the decedent, receive by right of representation the share of the ancestor
                                                                              • Period of illegal drug use: means , in relation to the individual user, the time of the individual's first use of an illegal drug to the accrual of the cause of action. See Tennessee Code 29-38-104
                                                                              • Permit: means the written authority of the state fire marshal issued under the authority of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 68-104-101
                                                                              • Permit: means a certification of approval for a contest or event, issued upon receipt of an application and fee that shall be established and collected pursuant to the rulemaking authority of the commission for professional and amateur events. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                              • Permit: means an authorization issued for an ambulance vehicle as meeting the standards adopted pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                                                              • Person: means an individual, trust, firm, joint stock company, corporation (including a government corporation), partnership, association, state, municipality, commission, political subdivision of a state, any interstate body, any governmental agency of this state and any department, agency or instrumentality of the federal government. See Tennessee Code 68-202-401
                                                                              • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                              • Person: means any and all persons, natural or artificial, including any individual, firm or association, and municipal 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 68-211-103
                                                                              • Person: means any and all persons, natural or artificial, including any individual, firm or association, or municipal 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 68-211-203
                                                                              • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                              • Person: means any individual or governmental entity, corporation, association, organization, nonprofit institution or other entity or such entities' representatives. See Tennessee Code 68-55-501
                                                                              • Person: means "person" as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                              • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, corporation, association, or other legal entity, however organized. See Tennessee Code 68-102-601
                                                                              • Person: means person as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 68-211-902
                                                                              • Person: means an individual, governmental entity, corporation, firm, trust, partnership, or incorporated or unincorporated association, existing under or authorized by the laws of this state, another state, or foreign country. See Tennessee Code 29-38-104
                                                                              • Person: means an individual or an organization and includes a corporation, firm or association. See Tennessee Code 43-31-102
                                                                              • Person: means any individual, firm, partnership or corporation. See Tennessee Code 68-104-101
                                                                              • Person: means an individual. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                                                              • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality, public corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Tennessee Code 35-6-102
                                                                              • Person: means any individual, firm, association, corporation, or legal entity. See Tennessee Code 68-126-402
                                                                              • Person: includes an individual, partnership, corporation, or association, or the person's legal representative or agent. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
                                                                              • Person: means an individual, partnership, firm, business trust, corporation or other legal entity, and includes both singular and plural and masculine and feminine, as appropriate. See Tennessee Code 30-4-102
                                                                              • Person: means and includes individuals, corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships or associations, domestic and foreign. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                              • Person: means an individual, fiduciary, firm, association, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, unit of government or any other group acting as a unit. See Tennessee Code 43-39-101
                                                                              • Person: means an individual. See Tennessee Code 31-7-102
                                                                              • Person: includes any individual, partnership, corporation, association or other entity. See Tennessee Code 68-131-201
                                                                              • Person: means any individual, nonhuman entity or governmental agency. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                              • Person: means an individual, a partnership, a corporation or an association. See Tennessee Code 34-5-102
                                                                              • Person: includes a corporation, partnership, or other association, or two (2) or more persons having a joint or common interest. See Tennessee Code 35-2-102
                                                                              • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government, or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                                                              • Person: means any individual, association, organization or any other business entity, either profit or nonprofit, any state or local governmental entity, and federal agencies to the extent permitted by federal law. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                                                              • Person: means any individual, nonhuman entity or governmental agency. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                              • Person: means an individual, corporation, organization, or other legal entity. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                                                                              • Person: means any individual, partnership, copartnership, firm, company, corporation, association, joint stock company, trust, estate, political subdivision, an agency, authority, commission or department of the United States government or of the state of Tennessee government, or any other legal entity, or their legal representative, agent, or assigns. See Tennessee Code 68-201-102
                                                                              • Person: means an individual, trust, firm, joint stock company, corporation (including a government corporation), partnership, association, state, municipality, commission, political subdivision of a state, any interstate body, any governmental agency of this state and any department, agency or instrumentality of the federal government. See Tennessee Code 68-202-202
                                                                              • Person with a disability: means any person eighteen (18) years of age or older determined by the court to be in need of partial or full supervision, protection, and assistance by reason of mental illness, physical illness or injury, developmental disability, or other mental or physical incapacity. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                              • Person with a disability: means any person eighteen (18) years of age or older determined by the court to be in need of partial or full supervision, protection, and assistance by reason of mental illness, physical illness or injury, developmental disability, or other mental or physical incapacity. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                              • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                              • Personal representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                              • Personal representative: includes executor, administrator, successor personal representative, special administrator, and persons who perform substantially the same function under the law governing their status. See Tennessee Code 31-1-101
                                                                              • Personal representative: means an executor, administrator, successor personal representative, or special administrator of a decedent's estate or a person legally authorized to perform substantially the same functions. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                                                                              • Personal representative: includes executor, administrator, successor personal representative, special administrator, and persons who perform substantially the same function under the law governing their status. See Tennessee Code 35-12-102
                                                                              • Personal use: means use of property by a person or entity not for business purposes and the use of which is not substantially connected with a trade or business or an activity for the production or collection of income. See Tennessee Code 68-126-202
                                                                              • Persons of low income: means persons or families who lack the amount of income which is necessary, as determined by the authority undertaking the housing project, to enable them, without financial assistance, to live in decent, safe, and sanitary dwellings, without overcrowding. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                                                              • Petition: means the application and application process for designation of an agricultural district as submitted to the local soil conservation district. See Tennessee Code 43-34-103
                                                                              • Petroleum product: means motor fuels and special fuels that are used in the production of crops, including "petroleum products" as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 43-31-102
                                                                              • Physical disability: means having a disability on account of sight disabilities, hearing disabilities, disabilities of incoordination, disabilities of aging, and any other disability that significantly reduces mobility, flexibility or perceptiveness. See Tennessee Code 68-120-203
                                                                              • Physical or mental impairment: means one which is medically determinable. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                              • Physician: means an individual authorized to practice medicine or osteopathy under the law of any state. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                              • Physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine in this state. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                              • Physician: means any person licensed or permitted to practice medical care under title 63, chapters 6 and 9. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
                                                                              • Physician: means a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathic medicine who is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                              • Physician: means a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathic medicine who is licensed to practice medicine in the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                              • Place of illegal drug activity: means , in relation to the individual drug user, each state house of representatives legislative district in which the individual possesses or uses an illegal drug, or in which the individual resides, attends school, or is employed during the period of the individual's illegal drug use, unless the defendant proves otherwise by clear and convincing evidence. See Tennessee Code 29-38-104
                                                                              • Place of participation: means , in relation to a defendant in an action brought under this chapter, each state house of representatives legislative district in which the person participates in the illegal drug market, or in which the person resides, attends school, or is employed during the period of the person's participation in the illegal market. See Tennessee Code 29-38-104
                                                                              • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
                                                                              • Plan year: means the fiscal year commencing July 1. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                              • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
                                                                              • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
                                                                              • Police officer: means a person in the employ of a political subdivision participating under chapter 35, part 2 of this title who is a member of the police department of such political subdivision and is trained in police work and actively engaged in such work. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                              • Political subdivision: includes an instrumentality of a state, or one (1) or more of its political subdivisions, including the Tennessee Municipal League, the Tennessee School Boards Association and the Tennessee County Services Association, or of a state and one (1) or more of its political subdivisions, but only if such instrumentality is a juristic entity which is legally separate and distinct from the state or subdivision and only if its employees are not by virtue of their relation to such juristic entity employees of the state or subdivision. See Tennessee Code 8-38-101
                                                                              • Political subdivision: means any entity authorized to participate in the retirement system pursuant to chapter 35, part 2 of this title. See Tennessee Code 8-36-902
                                                                              • Political subdivision: means any Tennessee 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 Tennessee, or any instrumentality of government created by any one (1) or more of the named local governmental entities or by an act of the general assembly. See Tennessee Code 8-50-1202
                                                                              • Political subdivision: means any municipality, city, incorporated town, county, district or authority, or any portion or combination of two (2) or more thereof. See Tennessee Code 68-201-102
                                                                              • Political subdivision employee: means any person in the employ of a political subdivision, including a county judge, but does not include any person performing services on a contractual or percentage basis. See Tennessee Code 8-36-902
                                                                              • Pollution: means the placing of any noxious or deleterious substances, including noise, in any air or water or land of or adjacent to the state or affecting the physical, chemical or biological properties of any air or waters or land of or adjacent to the state in a manner and to an extent that renders or is likely to render such air or waters or land 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 or land for domestic, industrial, agricultural or recreational purposes. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                                                                              • Pollution control facilities: means any equipment, structure or facility or any land and any building, structure, facility or other improvement thereon, or any combination thereof, and all real and personal property deemed necessary therewith having to do with or the end purpose of which is the control, abatement or prevention of water, air, noise or general environmental pollution, including, but not limited to, any air pollution control facility, noise abatement facility, water management facility, waste water collecting system, waste water treatment works, or solid waste disposal facility. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                                                                              • post-employment benefits: means nonpension benefits paid on behalf of former employees or the former employees' beneficiaries after separation from service. See Tennessee Code 8-50-1202
                                                                              • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
                                                                              • Practice: means the exercise of principles and skills for effective emergency medical care under medical direction recognized as acts and responsibilities within the discipline of emergency medical services. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                                                              • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
                                                                              • Present value: means the amount as of a date certain of one (1) or more sums payable in the future, discounted to the date certain. See Tennessee Code -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: means property held in trust for distribution to a remainder beneficiary when the trust terminates. See Tennessee Code 35-6-102
                                                                              • Principal: includes any person to whom a fiduciary as such owes an obligation. See Tennessee Code 35-2-102
                                                                              • Prior class member: means a member who, on the day preceding the date of establishment, shall have been a member of a superseded system and who elects to remain covered by the benefit and contribution provisions of the superseded system, or who fails to elect to become covered by the benefit and contribution provisions of the retirement system applicable to new employees, as the case may be, in accordance with chapter 35, part 1 of this title. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                              • Prior service: means service rendered prior to the date of membership in the retirement system for which credit was given under the terms of one (1) or more of the superseded systems as provided in part 6 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                              • 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
                                                                              • Pro-am competition: means a competition that features a combination of professional contests and amateur events. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                              • 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
                                                                              • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
                                                                              • Proceeds: means proceeds as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 43-31-102
                                                                              • Proceeds: means the following property:

                                                                                • (A) Whatever is acquired on the sale, lease, license, exchange, or other disposition of receivership property. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102

                                                                                • Procurement organization: means an eye bank, organ procurement organization, or tissue bank. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                                • Product: means any tangible object or goods produced. See Tennessee Code 29-28-102
                                                                                • Product liability action: includes , but is not limited to, all actions based upon the following theories: strict liability in tort. See Tennessee Code 29-28-102
                                                                                • Production facility: means :

                                                                                  • (A) Any equipment or device capable of the production of special nuclear material in such quantity as to be of significance to the common defense and security, or in such manner as to affect the health and safety of the public. See Tennessee Code 68-202-101

                                                                                  • Professional: means a person who competes or has competed in an unarmed combat sport contest for the purpose of a purse or item of value greater than that amount authorized for an amateur event, or any person who has been previously licensed in any other jurisdiction as a professional. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                                  • Program loans: means loans or grants made to a local government unit by the state that are required to be repaid pursuant to a loan program agreement. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                                                                                  • Project: means any solid waste disposal facility or resource recovery facility, or any combination thereof. See Tennessee Code 68-211-902
                                                                                  • Project: means any one (1) or any combination of the following: safety improvements for airports. See Tennessee Code 4-31-603
                                                                                  • Project: means the facility or portion of a facility, the construction of which is being financed or refinanced by a loan pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 4-31-703
                                                                                  • Promoter: means any person who produces, stages or sponsors any professional contest of unarmed combat. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                                  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                                  • Property: includes proceeds, products, offspring, rents, or profits of or from the property. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                                                                  • Property: means personal property, or any interest in personal property, owned by the decedent on the date of death, other than personal property held as tenants by the entirety or jointly with right of survivorship or personal property payable to a beneficiary other than the decedent's estate. See Tennessee Code 30-4-102
                                                                                  • Property: includes both real and personal property or any interest therein and means anything that may be the subject of ownership. See Tennessee Code 31-1-101
                                                                                  • Property: includes both real and personal property or any interest therein and means anything that may be the subject of ownership. See Tennessee Code 35-12-102
                                                                                  • Property management plan: means the plan submitted by the fiduciary for the investment and management of the property of a minor or person with a disability. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                                  • Property management plan: means the plan submitted by the fiduciary for the investment and management of the property of a minor or person with a disability. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                                  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
                                                                                  • Prospective donor: means an individual who is dead or near death and has been determined by a procurement organization to have a part that could be medically suitable for transplantation, therapy, research, or education. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                                  • Proximate pyrotechnic display: means the use of pyrotechnic devices and materials, 1. See Tennessee Code 68-104-202
                                                                                  • Proximate pyrotechnics: means pyrotechnic devices for professional use only, used outdoors or indoors, that are similar to consumer fireworks in chemical composition and construction, but that are not intended for consumer use, and that are defined by NFPA 1126 as 1. See Tennessee Code 68-104-202
                                                                                  • Psychologist: means a psychologist who is licensed to practice in the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                                  • Psychologist: means a psychologist who is licensed to practice in the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                                  • Public building: means any building, structure, or improved area owned or leased by the state of Tennessee or its political subdivisions, and any building, structure, or improved area used primarily by the general public as a place of gathering or amusement, including, but not limited to, theaters, restaurants, hotels, factories, office buildings, stadiums, hospitals, voting areas, shopping areas, convention centers and all other public accommodations. See Tennessee Code 68-120-203
                                                                                  • Public debt: Cumulative amounts borrowed by the Treasury Department or the Federal Financing Bank from the public or from another fund or account. The public debt does not include agency debt (amounts borrowed by other agencies of the Federal Government). The total public debt is subject to a statutory limit.
                                                                                  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
                                                                                  • Public employee: means any person holding a position by appointment or employment in the service of a public employer. See Tennessee Code 8-50-1101
                                                                                  • Public employer: means any government, department, or agency mentioned in subdivision (5) employing a public employee in a position. See Tennessee Code 8-33-101
                                                                                  • Public employer: means :

                                                                                    • (A) The state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 8-50-1101

                                                                                    • 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 school: means any school conducted within the state under the authority and supervision of a duly elected or appointed city or county school board, and any educational institution supported by and under the control of the state. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                    • Public service facility: means any sewer, pipe, main, conduit, manhole, cable, wire, pole, tower, building, or utility appliance owned or operated by a utility. See Tennessee Code 13-20-302
                                                                                    • public vote: means a vote in which the "aye" faction vocally expresses its will in unison and in which the "nay" faction, subsequently, vocally expresses its will in unison. See Tennessee Code 8-44-104
                                                                                    • Purchase: includes taking by sale, lease, mortgage, security interest, pledge, gift, or any other voluntary transaction creating an interest in goods. See Tennessee Code -103
                                                                                    • Purse: means the financial guarantee or any other remuneration for which combatants are participating in a professional contest and includes the combatant's share of any payment received for radio broadcasting, television or motion picture rights. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                                    • Pyrolysis: means a process through which post-use polymers are heated in the absence of oxygen until melted and thermally decomposed, and then cooled, condensed, and converted into valuable raw, intermediate, and final products, including, but not limited to, monomers, chemicals, waxes, lubricants, chemical feedstocks, crude oil, diesel, gasoline, diesel and gasoline blendstocks, home heating oil, and other fuels including ethanol and transportation fuel. See Tennessee Code 68-211-401
                                                                                    • Pyrolysis facility: means a manufacturing facility that is engaged solely in the storage and pyrolysis of post-use polymers for resale or reuse and that complies with statutes and rules applicable to recovered materials processing facilities. See Tennessee Code 68-211-401
                                                                                    • Qualified borrower: means any governmental unit authorized to construct, operate, or own a qualified project. See Tennessee Code 4-31-1202
                                                                                    • Qualified project: means an eligible project that has been recommended by the department of transportation to receive a loan from the fund to defray an eligible cost. See Tennessee Code 4-31-1202
                                                                                    • Quality control and quality assurance program: means the laboratory procedures implemented to ensure that operator bias, systematic and nonsystematic methodological errors, and equipment-related problems do not affect the results of the testing. See Tennessee Code 68-102-502
                                                                                    • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
                                                                                    • Radiation: includes all ionizing electromagnetic waves and corpuscular emissions such as, but not necessarily limited to, gamma rays and X-rays. See Tennessee Code 68-202-401
                                                                                    • Radiation: means gamma rays and X-rays, alpha and beta particles, high-speed electrons, neutrons, protons, and other nuclear particles, but not sound or radio waves or visible, infrared, or ultraviolet light. See Tennessee Code 68-202-101
                                                                                    • Radiation: includes all ionizing electromagnetic waves and corpuscular emissions such as, but not necessarily limited to, gamma rays and X-rays. See Tennessee Code 68-202-202
                                                                                    • Radiation machine: refers to apparatus which produces or may produce when the associated controls are operated, one (1) or more forms of radiation. See Tennessee Code 68-202-202
                                                                                    • Radioactive material: refers to any material, solid, liquid, or gas, which emits radiation spontaneously. See Tennessee Code 68-202-202
                                                                                    • Radioactive material: refers to any material, solid, liquid or gas, which emits radiation spontaneously. See Tennessee Code 68-202-401
                                                                                    • Radioactive substance: means a substance that emits ionizing radiation. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
                                                                                    • Ready-removable: means a structure without any foundation, footings, or other support mechanisms that allow a structure to be easily relocated but which may include electrical wiring. See Tennessee Code 68-126-303
                                                                                    • real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                                    • Real property: includes lands, lands under water, structures, and any and all easements, franchises and incorporeal hereditaments and every estate and right therein, legal and equitable, including terms for years and liens by way of judgment, mortgage or otherwise. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                                                                    • Reasonably available: means able to be contacted by a procurement organization without undue effort and willing and able to act in a timely manner consistent with existing medical criteria necessary for the making of an anatomical gift. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                                    • Receiver: means a person appointed by the court as the court's agent, and subject to the court's direction, to take possession of, manage, and, if authorized by this chapter or court order, transfer, sell, lease, license, exchange, collect, or otherwise dispose of receivership property. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                                                                    • Receivership: means a proceeding in which a receiver is appointed. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                                                                    • Receivership property: includes any proceeds, products, offspring, rents, or profits of or from the property. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                                                                    • Receiving agency: means any department or agency of the federal government or a state government which receives an employee of another government under this part. See Tennessee Code 8-50-402
                                                                                    • Recipient: means an individual into whose body a decedent's part has been or is intended to be transplanted. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                                    • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in a perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                                    • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                                    • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                                                                    • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
                                                                                    • Recovered materials: means those materials which have been diverted or removed from the solid waste stream for sale, use, reuse or recycling, whether or not requiring subsequent separation processing. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                                    • Recovered materials processing facility: means a facility engaged solely in the storage, processing and resale or reuse of recovered materials. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                                    • Recyclable materials: means those materials which are capable of being reused or returned to use in the form of raw materials or products, whether or not such materials have been diverted or removed from the solid waste stream. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                                    • Recycling: means the process by which recovered materials are transformed into new products, including the collection, separation, processing, and reuse of recovered materials either directly or as raw materials for the manufacture of new products. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                                    • redevelopment: as used in this part , except in this section and in the definition of "redevelopment project" in §. See Tennessee Code 13-20-212
                                                                                    • Referee: means a person who is present in the ring during the professional contest and exercises general supervision. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                                    • Refusal: means a record under §. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                                    • Region: means a municipal solid waste region organized pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                                    • Register: means to file in a tribunal of this state a support order or judgment determining parentage of a child issued in another state or a foreign country. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                                                                    • Registering entity: means a person who originates or transfers a security title by registration, and includes a broker maintaining security accounts for customers and a transfer agent or other person acting for or as an issuer of securities. See Tennessee Code 35-12-102
                                                                                    • Registering tribunal: means a tribunal in which a support order or judgment determining parentage of a child is registered. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                                                                    • Registration: means a process by which a solid waste disposal or processing operation is granted a permit to operate. See Tennessee Code 68-211-103
                                                                                    • Regular interest: means interest at such rate or rates compounded annually as may be set from time to time by the board of trustees in accordance with §. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                    • Regulations: means the standards, policies, rules and regulations promulgated by the board to attain and maintain ambient air quality standards within the intent and purpose of this part. See Tennessee Code 68-201-102
                                                                                    • Relocation: means any horizontal or vertical movement of utility facilities intact and any protective measures taken or the construction of new or additional facilities, with or without contemporaneous removal and salvage of old facilities, including removal, readjustment, rerouting, or changing the grade of or alternating the construction of any public service facility, either temporarily or permanently, whether or not such relocation is made necessary by the closing of any highway, street, public alley or public right-of-way or the taking of easements whether publicly or privately owned. See Tennessee Code 13-20-302
                                                                                    • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
                                                                                    • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
                                                                                    • Rents: means :

                                                                                      • (A) Sums payable for the right to possess or occupy, or for the actual possession or occupation of, real property of another person. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102

                                                                                      • Repeatability: means the range of values within which the repeat results of cigarette test trials from a single laboratory will fall ninety-five percent (95%) of the time. See Tennessee Code 68-102-502
                                                                                      • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
                                                                                      • Representative: when applied to those who represent a decedent, includes executors and administrators, unless the context implies heirs and distributees. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                                      • Representative district: means any division or district of any city or municipality which is created for the purpose of electing a representative to the governing body of the city or municipality. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                                                                      • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
                                                                                      • Resource inventory: means the tabulation of all equipment capable of performing telecommunications actions within, from, or to an emergency medical entity. See Tennessee Code 68-140-102
                                                                                      • Resource recovery facility: means a facility for the systematic separation and recovery of recyclable materials from solid waste and a processing of solid waste, sewage sludge, and other solids for fuel mixtures or fuel supplements. See Tennessee Code 68-211-501
                                                                                      • Resource recovery facility: means land, rights in land, buildings, facilities and equipment suitable or necessary for the recovery or production of energy or energy producing materials in any form resulting from the controlled processing or disposal of solid waste or the systematic separation, extraction and recovery of recyclable materials from the solid waste stream, including facilities or systems for the storage, conversion or transportation thereof. See Tennessee Code 68-211-902
                                                                                      • Respondent: means a person who is a minor or is alleged to be a person with a disability for whom a fiduciary is being sought. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                                      • Respondent: means a person who is a minor or is alleged to be a person with a disability for whom a fiduciary is being sought. See Tennessee Code 34-1-101
                                                                                      • Responding tribunal: means the authorized tribunal in a responding state or foreign country. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                                                                      • Responsible authority: means the local building inspector and:

                                                                                        • (A) The state building commission, with respect to state public buildings, as provided in §. See Tennessee Code 68-120-203

                                                                                        • Responsible authority: means those entities set forth in §. See Tennessee Code 68-120-502
                                                                                        • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
                                                                                        • Retail dealer: means any person, other than a manufacturer or wholesale dealer, engaged in selling cigarettes or tobacco products. See Tennessee Code 68-102-502
                                                                                        • Retailer: means any person engaged in the business of making retail sales of fireworks at any time during the year. See Tennessee Code 68-104-101
                                                                                        • Retailer: means any person:

                                                                                          • (i) Engaged in the sale, leasing, or distribution of new manufactured homes primarily to persons who in good faith purchase or lease a manufactured home for purposes other than resale. See Tennessee Code 68-126-202

                                                                                          • Retirement: means withdrawal from membership with a retirement allowance granted under chapters 34-37 of this title. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                          • Retirement allowance: means the sum of the member annuity and the state annuity. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                          • Retirement system: means the Tennessee consolidated retirement system as defined in §§. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                          • Revenue: means all rents, fees and other charges received by the authority for use of its projects, facilities and services including, without limitation, all amounts received for the collection, transportation, disposal or processing of solid waste, the operation of any project, or the sale, storage, distribution or transportation of energy, energy producing materials or other materials or commodities by the authority. See Tennessee Code 68-211-902
                                                                                          • revenue bonds: means bonds, notes, interim certificates or other obligations of an authority issued pursuant to this part, or pursuant to any other law, as supplemented by, or in conjunction with, this part. See Tennessee Code 68-211-902
                                                                                          • Reviewing authority for applications: means that individual, or designated representative, capable of determining the validity of a request to any higher agency for a required permit or license. See Tennessee Code 68-140-102
                                                                                          • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
                                                                                          • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
                                                                                          • Ring official: means any person who performs any one (1) or more of the following official functions during the progress of a professional contest of unarmed combat:

                                                                                            • (A) "Announcer" means a person authorized to act as an announcer at professional contests of unarmed combat. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102

                                                                                            • Ringside physician: means a person licensed to practice medicine in this state and licensed by the commission as a ring official. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                                            • Road: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                                            • Run records: means ambulance run reports relative to a response by an ambulance service or invalid vehicle operator during which a patient is evaluated, treated or transported. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                                                                            • Safety glazing material: means any glazing material, such as tempered glass, laminated glass, wire glass or rigid plastic, that meets the requirements of the minimum statewide building construction safety standards established by the state fire marshal pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 68-120-301
                                                                                            • Sale: means , in addition to its usual meaning, any sale, use, transfer, exchange, barter, gift or offer for sale and distribution, in any manner or by any means whatsoever. See Tennessee Code 68-102-502
                                                                                            • Sale: means an exchange of articles of fireworks for money and also includes barter, exchange, gift or offer thereof, and each such transaction made by any person, whether as principal, proprietor, salesperson, agent, association, copartnership, or one (1) or more individuals. See Tennessee Code 68-104-101
                                                                                            • Sanctioning organization: means an organization recognized by the Tennessee athletic commission that sanctions amateur events of unarmed combat, and is required to comply with all provisions of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                                            • 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
                                                                                            • Savings institution: includes a federal or state savings and loan association or savings bank. See Tennessee Code 35-2-102
                                                                                            • Seasonal retailer: means any person engaged in the business of making retail sales of fireworks within this state from June 20 through July 5 and December 10 through January 2 of each year. See Tennessee Code 68-104-101
                                                                                            • Second: means a person, including a manager, who is present at any professional unarmed combat contest to provide assistance or advice to combatants during a professional contest of unarmed combat. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                                            • Secretary: means the secretary of the United States department of housing and urban development. See Tennessee Code 68-126-202
                                                                                            • Secured obligation: means an obligation the payment or performance of which is secured by a security agreement. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                                                                            • Security: means that which is determined by the authority to be acceptable to secure a loan to a qualified borrower under this part and includes, but is not limited to, project revenues, ad valorem taxes, state-shared taxes, letters of credit and bond insurance. See Tennessee Code 4-31-1202
                                                                                            • Security: means a share, participation, or other interest in property, in a business, or in an obligation of an enterprise or other issuer, and includes a certificated security, an uncertificated security, and a security account. See Tennessee Code 35-12-102
                                                                                            • Security account: means a:

                                                                                              • (A) Reinvestment account associated with a security, a securities account with a broker, a cash balance in a brokerage account, cash, interest, earnings, or dividends earned or declared on a security in an account, a reinvestment account, or a brokerage account, whether or not credited to the account before the owner's death. See Tennessee Code 35-12-102

                                                                                              • Security agreement: means an agreement that creates or provides for a lien. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                                                                              • Seed: means agricultural seeds that are used to produce crops, including "agricultural seed" as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 43-31-102
                                                                                              • Sell: means to sell, or to offer or agree to sell. See Tennessee Code 68-102-502
                                                                                              • Seller: includes a retailer, wholesaler, or distributor, and means any individual or entity engaged in the business of selling a product, whether such sale is for resale, or for use or consumption. See Tennessee Code 29-28-102
                                                                                              • Sending agency: means any department or agency of the federal government or a state government which sends any employee thereof to another government agency under this part. See Tennessee Code 8-50-402
                                                                                              • 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: means the provision of organized response by ambulances or emergency response vehicles, or the provision of emergency care on an organized basis. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                                                                              • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
                                                                                              • Service retirement date: means the date on which a member first becomes eligible for a service retirement allowance, or would first become eligible for a service retirement allowance if the member were to remain in service until such date, as provided in §§. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                              • Set up: means installation of the manufactured home according to the manufacturer's installation instructions or those provided in §. See Tennessee Code 68-126-202
                                                                                              • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
                                                                                              • Show settlement: means the period of time immediately following the professional contest in which a commission member or the executive director shall meet with venue personnel and the contest promoter to review ticket sales and collect fees due if paid immediately following the professional contest. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                                              • Shredded: means shredded, chipped, chopped, quartered, sliced at least circumferentially, or otherwise processed and rendered not whole in a manner to effectively prevent a tire from floating, as determined by the board. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                                              • Sick leave: means a designated amount of compensated leave accumulated pursuant to part 8 of this chapter that is granted to a member who through personal illness, injury, disability or quarantine, is unable to perform the duties of the member's state position. See Tennessee Code 8-50-901
                                                                                              • signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                                              • Significant duties: means that the duties are useful in the accomplishment of a job or the operation of a business but also that they have a degree of economic value. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                              • Small business: means a business entity that is:

                                                                                                • (i) A natural person who is licensed by one (1) or more state agencies or boards and whose claim under this chapter arises from such licensing, but the person shall not have a net worth of more than three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) at the time the civil action is filed. See Tennessee Code 29-37-103

                                                                                                • Small business concern: means an enterprise that constitutes a "small business concern" under federal law and the criteria used by the administrator of the small business administration of the United States as the same may be amended from time to time. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                                                                                                • Small business financing agreement: means a lease, sublease or loan agreement entered into between a small business concern and the authority, the payments under which have been guaranteed by the small business administration of the United States or any other agency thereof. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                                                                                                • Small estate: means the estate of a decedent in which the value of the property does not exceed fifty thousand dollars ($50,000). See Tennessee Code 30-4-102
                                                                                                • Social Security Act: means the act of congress approved August 14, 1935, chapter 531, 49 Stat. See Tennessee Code 8-38-101
                                                                                                • Social security integration level: means , with respect to the calendar year in which a member retires, the average annual amount of compensation with respect to which old age and survivors benefits would be provided under Title II of the Federal Social Security Act (42 U. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                                • Soil conservation district: means that governmental body established by chapter 14, part 2, of this title. See Tennessee Code 43-34-103
                                                                                                • Sole ownership: The type of property ownership in which one individual holds legal title to the property and has full control of it.
                                                                                                • Solid waste: means garbage, trash, refuse, abandoned material, spent material, byproducts, scrap, ash, sludge, and all discarded material including solid, liquid, semisolid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, and agricultural operations, and from community activities. See Tennessee Code 68-211-103
                                                                                                • Solid waste: means :

                                                                                                  • (i) Garbage, trash, refuse, abandoned material, spent material, byproducts, scrap, ash, sludge, and all discarded material including solid, liquid, semisolid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, and agricultural operations, and from community activities. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203

                                                                                                  • Solid waste: means garbage, refuse, including, without limitations, recyclable materials when they become discarded, and other discarded solid waste materials, including waste materials of a solid nature resulting from industrial, commercial, and agricultural operations, and from community activities. See Tennessee Code 68-211-501
                                                                                                  • Solid waste: means solid waste as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 68-211-902
                                                                                                  • solid waste authority: means any public instrumentality organized pursuant to part 9 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                                                  • solid waste authority: means any public instrumentality organized pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 68-211-902
                                                                                                  • Solid waste disposal: means the process of permanently or indefinitely placing, confining, compacting, or covering solid waste. See Tennessee Code 68-211-103
                                                                                                  • Solid waste processing: means any process that modifies the characteristics or properties of solid waste, including, but not limited to, treatment, incineration, composting, separation, grinding, shredding, and volume reduction. See Tennessee Code 68-211-103
                                                                                                  • Solid waste stream: means the system through which solid waste and recoverable materials move from the point of discard to recovery or disposal. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                                                  • Special fireworks: means :

                                                                                                    • (A) All articles of fireworks that are classified as Class B explosives in the regulations of the United States department of transportation. See Tennessee Code 68-104-101

                                                                                                    • Special nuclear material: means uranium enriched in the isotope U-235 in quantities not exceeding three hundred fifty (350) grams of contained U-235, U-233 in quantities not exceeding two hundred (200) grams, plutonium in quantities not exceeding two hundred (200) grams. See Tennessee Code 68-202-202
                                                                                                    • Special nuclear material: means :

                                                                                                      • (A) Plutonium and uranium enriched in the isotope 233 or in the isotope 235, and any other material which the governor declares by order to be special nuclear material after the United States atomic energy commission has determined the material to be such. See Tennessee Code 68-202-101

                                                                                                      • Specific license: means a license issued by the department which allows the use, storage, handling, and possession of radioactive sources under specified conditions of the license. See Tennessee Code 68-202-401
                                                                                                      • Specific licensee: means a holder of a specific license issued by the department. See Tennessee Code 68-202-401
                                                                                                      • Specified illegal drug: means cocaine, heroin, or methamphetamine, or any other drug the distribution of which is a violation of state law. See Tennessee Code 29-38-104
                                                                                                      • Sponsor: means any person or organization that contracts with a licensed exhibitor or certified operator to perform a fireworks display, proximate pyrotechnic display, flame effect display or any combination of these displays. See Tennessee Code 68-104-202
                                                                                                      • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                                                                                                      • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                                                      • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                                                      • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                                      • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                                                                                      • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Tennessee Code 29-40-102
                                                                                                      • State: includes an Indian tribe or band, or Alaskan native village, recognized by federal law or formally acknowledged by a state. See Tennessee Code 31-7-102
                                                                                                      • State: includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession subject to the legislative authority of the United States. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                                                                                                      • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession under the jurisdiction of the United States. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                                                                                      • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                                                                                      • State: includes any state of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and any territory or possession subject to the legislative authority of the United States. See Tennessee Code 35-12-102
                                                                                                      • State agency: means any entity of the state as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 29-37-103
                                                                                                      • State agency: means the state old age and survivors insurance agency. See Tennessee Code 8-38-101
                                                                                                      • State annuity: means annual payments for life derived from contributions by an employer. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                                      • State employee: includes a foster parent under a contract with the state, or with an agency under contract with the state, to provide foster home care for children in the care and custody of the state and within the confines of the foster parent-child relationship. See Tennessee Code 8-42-101
                                                                                                      • State employee: means any person who is a state official, including members of the general assembly, the attorney general and reporter, district attorneys general, state judges, and district public defenders, or any person who is employed in the service of and whose compensation is payable by the state, or any person who is employed by the state whose compensation is paid in whole or in part from federal or other funds. See Tennessee Code 8-36-902
                                                                                                      • State employee: means all employees in state service, legislative branch, and constitutional officers who accrue sick leave pursuant to part 8 of this chapter and all employees and teachers of all state special schools. See Tennessee Code 8-50-901
                                                                                                      • State judge: means any person in office as a judge of a court of record in this state, whose salary for the judge's judicial position has been paid during the period of the judge's service wholly from the treasury of the state, including the administrative director of the courts. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                                      • State judge: has the meaning set forth in §. See Tennessee Code 8-36-902
                                                                                                      • State loan programs: means the activities and policies undertaken by the state pursuant to title 68, chapter 221, part 2 to provide assistance to local government units by making grants that are required to be repaid for the construction of sewage treatment works, or pursuant to title 68, chapter 221, part 5, to provide assistance to local government units by making loans for the construction of waterworks, or pursuant to title 68, chapter 211, part 4 [repealed], to provide assistance to local government units by making loans for the construction of energy recovery facilities or solid waste resource recovery facilities, or both, or pursuant to part 4 of this chapter to provide assistance to local government units by making loans for the construction of capital projects. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                                                                                                      • State police officer: means any commissioned member of the department of safety, and any agent of the Tennessee bureau of investigation. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                                      • State soil conservation committee: means that governmental body established by chapter 14, part 2, of this title. See Tennessee Code 43-34-103
                                                                                                      • State-shared taxes: means taxes imposed and collected by the state pursuant to law and allocated by law to local government units, whether allocated for a particular purpose or for the general use of such local government units. See Tennessee Code 4-31-102
                                                                                                      • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
                                                                                                      • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
                                                                                                      • Strong sensitizer: means a substance that will cause on normal living tissue, through an allergic or photodynamic process, a hypersensitivity that becomes evident on reapplication of the same substances and that is designated as such by the commissioner. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
                                                                                                      • Structure: means any building or improvement and its components, systems, fixtures, and appurtenances at the time of completion or construction. See Tennessee Code 68-126-303
                                                                                                      • Student: means any person enrolled in a course of study in a school or in a post-secondary educational institution who as a condition of such enrollment is employed in a full-time position. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                                      • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
                                                                                                      • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
                                                                                                      • Substantial gainful activity: means the performance of significant duties over a reasonable period of time of work for remuneration or profit or in work of a type generally performed for remuneration or profit. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                                      • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
                                                                                                      • Superseded system: means , where applicable, the Tennessee state retirement system, the Tennessee teachers' retirement system, the Tennessee judges' retirement system, the retirement system for county paid judges of Tennessee, the attorneys general retirement system of Tennessee, the public service commissioners' retirement system, and the Tennessee retirement system for county officials, any one (1) of them, or any combination thereof. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                                      • Supplier: means a person from whom a lessor buys or leases goods to be leased under a finance lease. See Tennessee Code -103
                                                                                                      • Supplier: means a person who furnishes agricultural production inputs. See Tennessee Code 43-31-102
                                                                                                      • Support enforcement agency: means a public official, governmental entity, or private agency authorized to:

                                                                                                        • (A) Seek enforcement of support orders or laws relating to the duty of support. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101

                                                                                                        • Support order: means a judgment, decree, order, decision, or directive, whether temporary, final, or subject to modification, issued in a state or foreign country for the benefit of a child, a spouse, or a former spouse, which provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages, retroactive support, or reimbursement for financial assistance provided to an individual obligee in place of child support. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                                                                                        • Tax-exempt: means that the organization, trust or beneficiary referred to is one that is described in § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. See Tennessee Code 35-13-102
                                                                                                        • Taxing agency: means any county, city, town or metropolitan government in the state. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                                                                                        • 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
                                                                                                        • TBI coordinator: means the person designated by the commissioner pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 68-55-101
                                                                                                        • Teacher: has the meaning set forth in §. See Tennessee Code 8-36-902
                                                                                                        • Team: means any group leader, coach, official or athlete who comprises the official delegation of the United States to world, Pan-American or Olympic competition. See Tennessee Code 8-50-1101
                                                                                                        • Technical secretary: means the technical secretary of the air pollution control board. See Tennessee Code 68-201-102
                                                                                                        • Technician: includes an enucleator. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                                                        • Telecommunications: means those voice, data, and signaling transmissions and receptions between emergency medical service entities, including, but not limited to, ambulances, rescue vehicles, hospitals or other related emergency receiving facilities, emergency communications centers, physicians and emergency medical personnel, paging facilities, law enforcement agencies, fire control agencies, poison control centers, suicide prevention agencies, and disaster control centers. See Tennessee Code 68-140-102
                                                                                                        • Telecommunications resource coordination center: means that urban center of population within an emergency medical service area providing the facilities and manpower to maintain telecommunications contact, on a continuous basis, with other emergency medical entities within the emergency medical service area. See Tennessee Code 68-140-102
                                                                                                        • Temporary employment: means any general employee can be considered as a temporary employee for a period not to exceed six (6) months before becoming eligible for membership in the retirement system, except as provided in §. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                                        • Terminal condition: means any disease, illness, injury or condition, including, but not limited to, a coma or persistent vegetative state, sustained by any human being, from which there is no reasonable medical expectation of recovery and that, as a medical probability, will result in the death of the human being, regardless of the use or discontinuance of medical treatment implemented for the purpose of sustaining life, or the life processes. See Tennessee Code 32-11-103
                                                                                                        • Testate: To die leaving a will.
                                                                                                        • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
                                                                                                        • Testify: Answer questions in court.
                                                                                                        • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
                                                                                                        • Thermal: means of or pertaining to the transfer or manifestation of heat energy. See Tennessee Code 68-131-102
                                                                                                        • Tire: means a continuous solid or pneumatic rubber covering encircling the wheel of a motor vehicle. See Tennessee Code 68-211-302
                                                                                                        • Tire: means the continuous solid or pneumatic rubber covering encircling the wheel of a motor vehicle. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                                                        • Tissue: means a portion of the human body other than an organ or an eye. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                                                        • Tissue bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage, or distribution of tissue. See Tennessee Code 68-30-102
                                                                                                        • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
                                                                                                        • Toxic: includes any substance that, when ingested, inhaled or absorbed through the skin, has the capacity to produce personal injury or illness. See Tennessee Code 68-131-303
                                                                                                        • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
                                                                                                        • Transfer: means a transaction that creates custodial property under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                                                                                                        • Transferor: means a person who makes a transfer under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                                                                                                        • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
                                                                                                        • Tribunal: means a court, administrative agency, or quasi-judicial entity authorized to establish, enforce, or modify support orders or to determine parentage of a child. See Tennessee Code 36-5-2101
                                                                                                        • Trust: means :

                                                                                                          • (A) An express trust, charitable or noncharitable, with additions thereto, whenever and however created. See Tennessee Code 31-7-102

                                                                                                          • Trust: means any fiduciary relationship created by a governing instrument. See Tennessee Code 35-14-102
                                                                                                          • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
                                                                                                          • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity, authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                                                                                                          • Trust indenture: includes instruments pledging the revenues of real or personal properties but not conveying such properties or conferring a right to foreclose and cause a sale thereof. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
                                                                                                          • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
                                                                                                          • Trustee: includes an original, additional, or successor trustee, whether or not appointed or confirmed by a court. See Tennessee Code 35-6-102
                                                                                                          • Trustee: means any fiduciary as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 35-14-102
                                                                                                          • trustees: means those persons appointed to govern the activities of the sick leave bank as provided by §§. See Tennessee Code 8-50-901
                                                                                                          • Trustor: The person who makes or creates a trust. Also known as the grantor or settlor.
                                                                                                          • Unarmed combat: means and includes boxing, mixed martial arts and kickboxing as defined and regulated under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 68-115-102
                                                                                                          • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
                                                                                                          • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                                                          • Universal waste: means any of the hazardous wastes listed in Tenn. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203
                                                                                                          • Universal waste destination facility: means a facility that treats, disposes of, or recycles universal waste, except those management activities described in Tenn. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203
                                                                                                          • Universal waste handler: means :

                                                                                                            • (i) Any person, by site, whose act or process produces universal waste or whose act causes universal waste to become subject to regulation. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203

                                                                                                            • Unreasonably dangerous: means that a product is dangerous to an extent beyond that which would be contemplated by the ordinary consumer who purchases it, with the ordinary knowledge common to the community as to its characteristics, or that the product because of its dangerous condition would not be put on the market by a reasonably prudent manufacturer or seller, assuming that the manufacturer or seller knew of its dangerous condition. See Tennessee Code 29-28-102
                                                                                                            • urban renewal plan: means a plan, as it exists from time to time, for an urban renewal project, which plan:

                                                                                                              • (1) Shall conform to the general plan for the municipality as a whole. See Tennessee Code 13-20-211

                                                                                                              • Used oil: means any oil which has been refined from crude or synthetic, or recovered oil and, as a result of use, storage or handling, has become unsuitable for its original purpose due to the presence of impurities or loss of original properties, but which may be suitable for further use and may be economically recycled or may be burned as fuel. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                                                              • Used oil: means any oil which has been refined from crude or synthetic oil and, as a result of use, becomes unsuitable for its original purpose due to loss of original properties, or presence of impurities, but which may be suitable for further use and may be economically recyclable. See Tennessee Code 68-211-1002
                                                                                                              • Used oil collection center: means an automotive fluid collection center that accepts from DIYers only used oil or used oil in addition to other automotive fluids and that constitutes an approved centralized collection center for used oil. See Tennessee Code 68-211-1002
                                                                                                              • Utility: includes all utilities either public, private, or cooperatively owned which furnish utility service including, but not limited to, water, electric power, sanitary sewers, storm sewers, steam power, gas, and telephone or telegraph service, through a system of pipes, conduits, cables, or wires devoted to public utility service. See Tennessee Code 13-20-302
                                                                                                              • Utilization facility: means :

                                                                                                                • (A) Any equipment or device, except an atomic weapon, capable of making use of special nuclear materials in such quantity as to be of significance to the common defense and security, or in such manner as to affect the health and safety of the public, or peculiarly adapted for making use of atomic energy in such quantity as to be of significance to the common defense and security, or in such manner as to affect the health and safety of the public. See Tennessee Code 68-202-101

                                                                                                                • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
                                                                                                                • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
                                                                                                                • Vessel: means any watercraft, other than a seaplane on the water, designed and used primarily for navigation or transportation on the water. See Tennessee Code 68-102-601
                                                                                                                • Veterans administration: means the veterans administration, its predecessors or successors. See Tennessee Code 34-5-102
                                                                                                                • Volunteer personnel: means persons who provide emergency care without expectation of remuneration who do not receive payment for services rendered, and who do not depend on the provision of emergency care for their livelihood or a substantial portion of their livelihood. See Tennessee Code 68-140-302
                                                                                                                • Wages: means all remuneration for employment, regardless of the medium in which paid, which would constitute wages within the meaning of the Social Security Act, as amended. See Tennessee Code 8-38-101
                                                                                                                • Ward: means a beneficiary of the veterans administration. See Tennessee Code 34-5-102
                                                                                                                • Waste tire: means a tire that is no longer suitable for its original intended purpose because of wear, damage or defect. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                                                                • Watercraft: means a vessel that is propelled by machinery, whether or not such machinery is the principal source of propulsion. See Tennessee Code 68-102-601
                                                                                                                • Wholesale dealer: means any person other than a manufacturer who sells cigarettes or tobacco products to retail dealers or other persons for purposes of resale, and any person who owns, operates or maintains one (1) or more cigarette or tobacco product vending machines in, at or upon premises owned or occupied by any other person. See Tennessee Code 68-102-502
                                                                                                                • Wholesaler: means any person engaged in the business of making sales of fireworks to a seasonal retailer. See Tennessee Code 68-104-101
                                                                                                                • Wildlife officer: means any commissioned employee of the wildlife resources agency engaged in law enforcement activities on a day-to-day basis. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                                                                                                • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
                                                                                                                • written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                                                                • Yard waste: means vegetative matter resulting from landscaping, lawn maintenance and land clearing operations other than mining, agricultural and forestry operations. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                                                                                                                • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                                                                                • youth athletic activity: means an athletic activity organized by a city, county, business or nonprofit organization where the majority of the participants are under eighteen (18) years of age, and are engaging in an organized athletic game or competition against another team, club or entity or in practice or preparation for an organized game or competition against another team, club or entity. See Tennessee Code 68-55-501