§ 4-32-101 Creation
§ 4-32-102 Purposes
§ 4-32-103 Nonprofit partnerships
§ 4-32-104 Expenses and administration
§ 4-32-105 Retirement benefits
§ 4-32-106 Health benefits
§ 4-32-107 Annual reports and audits

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 4 > Chapter 32

  • Assessment ratio in effect: means that assessment ratio being applied by the comptroller of the treasury in assessing gas system property of private gas corporations for ad valorem taxation or, if such assessment function ceases to be performed by the comptroller of the treasury, that assessment ratio applied by any authorized department, agency, or official of the state empowered to so apply such an assessment ratio in assessing gas system property. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • 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
  • Brand name: means any word, name, symbol, or device, or any combination thereof, identifying the commercial feed of a distributor or registrant and distinguishing it from that of others. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
  • 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

    • 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
    • City clerk: means county clerk. See Tennessee Code 13-20-501
    • Commercial feed: means all materials except unmixed seed, whole and unprocessed, when not adulterated within the meaning of this chapter, that are offered for sale as feed or mixing for feed. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
    • 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 agriculture, or the commissioner's authorized agent. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
    • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
    • 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
    • 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
    • Customer-formula feed: means commercial feed that consists of a mixture of two (2) or more commercial feeds or a mixture of one (1) or more commercial feeds and one (1) or more feed ingredients or a mixture of two (2) or more feed ingredients, each batch of which is manufactured according to the specific instructions of the final purchaser. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
    • Distribute: means to offer for sale, sell, exchange, or barter commercial feed or customer-formula feed. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
    • Distributor: means any person who distributes. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
    • Drug: means any article intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in animals other than humans, and articles other than feed intended to affect the structure or function of any part of the animal body. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
    • Farmers of low income: means persons or families who at the time of their admission to occupancy in a dwelling of the authority:

      • (A) Live under unsafe or unsanitary housing conditions. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102

      • Feed ingredient: means each of the constituent materials making up a commercial feed. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
      • Fiscal year: means the year beginning July 1 of each calendar year. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
      • Gas operations: means all activities associated with the establishment, development, and administration of a gas system and the business of supplying gas and associated services to the public, including, but not limited to, the generation, purchase, and sale of gas energy and the purchase, use, and consumption of gas energy by ultimate consumers. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
      • Gas system: means all tangible and intangible property and resources of every kind and description used or held for use in the purchase, generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of gas energy. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
      • Governing body: means the council of any city. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
      • 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
      • 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
      • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
      • 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

        • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
        • Label: means a display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon or affixed to the container in which a commercial feed is distributed, or on the invoice or delivery slip with which a commercial feed is distributed. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
        • Labeling: means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter:

          • (A) Upon commercial feed or any of its containers or wrapper. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103

          • Manufacture: means to grind, mix or blend, or further process a commercial feed for distribution. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
          • 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
          • 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
          • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
          • Municipal corporation: means an incorporated city or town. See Tennessee Code 7-1-101
          • 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 city, town, or village or other municipality in the state. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
          • 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
          • Official sample: means a sample of feed taken by the commissioner or the commissioner's agent in accordance with §. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
          • percentage: means percentage by weight. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
          • Person: includes individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other legal entity. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
          • 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
          • Pet: means any domesticated animal normally maintained in or near the household of its owner. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
          • 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
          • Product name: means the name of the commercial feed that identifies it as to kind, class, or specific use. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
          • Quantity statement: means the net weight (mass), net volume (liquid or dry) or count. See Tennessee Code 44-6-103
          • 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
          • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 13-20-102
          • Supervisory body: means any board or other agency of a municipality established to supervise the management and operation of its gas system and operations, or, in the absence of a board or other agency, the governing body of the municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-39-403
          • 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