§ 4-3-201 Creation
§ 4-3-202 Commissioner
§ 4-3-203 Powers and Duties
§ 4-3-204 Civil Penalty for Violating Regulatory Matters — Revocation of License or Permit — Denial of License or Permit Renewal
§ 4-3-205 License, Certification or Registration — Notifications — Prerequisites — Website — Notifications by Electronic Mail

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 4 > Chapter 3 > Part 2 - Department of Agriculture

  • Agriculture: means :
    1. The land, buildings and machinery used in the commercial production of farm products and nursery stock. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    2. Commissioner: means the commissioner of economic and community development. See Tennessee Code 4-26-102
    3. Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    4. Department: means the department of economic and community development. See Tennessee Code 4-26-102
    5. Disadvantaged business: means a business that is solely owned, or at least fifty-one percent (51%) of the outstanding stock of which is owned, by a person who is either:

      1. By reason of social background unable to obtain technical, business or financial assistance of a quality or quantity similar to that available to the average business. See Tennessee Code 4-26-102
      2. 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.
      3. 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.
      4. 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
      5. 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
      6. 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.
      7. 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).
      8. 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
      9. Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
      10. written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      11. Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105