§ 4-4-101 Reorganization of divisions
§ 4-4-102 Transfer of functions between departments
§ 4-4-103 Department regulations
§ 4-4-104 Department offices
§ 4-4-105 Department office hours — Overtime
§ 4-4-106 Appointment of personnel
§ 4-4-107 Compensation of personnel — Discharge
§ 4-4-108 Blanket surety bond
§ 4-4-109 Services performed by one department for another
§ 4-4-110 Interdepartmental payments by agreement
§ 4-4-111 Interdepartmental payments — Approval
§ 4-4-112 Cooperation between departments
§ 4-4-113 Federal funds — Acceptance and use — Notification
§ 4-4-114 Reports
§ 4-4-115 Substitute for disabled department head
§ 4-4-116 Federal aid — Federal grant programs
§ 4-4-117 Federal-state programs — Transfer of functions between departments
§ 4-4-118 Readers for blind employees
§ 4-4-120 Bad debts of departments, etc. — Writing-off
§ 4-4-121 Smoking policies
§ 4-4-122 Employees who are victims of criminal offenses — Restraints on exercise of rights prohibited — Grievance procedure
§ 4-4-123 Title IX implementation plan
§ 4-4-124 Executive internal auditor
§ 4-4-126 Review of regulatory board actions that may constitute potentially unreasonable restraint of trade

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 4 > Chapter 4

  • 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pursuant to chapters 34-37 of this title from the respective account of the member under one (1) or more of the superseded systems, with interest thereon, as provided in §.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
  • 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
  • acute hazardous waste: means any hazardous waste as defined in part 1 of this chapter, and the regulations promulgated pursuant thereto, and for which the generator is required to notify the department pursuant to such regulations. See Tennessee Code 68-212-303
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adult: means an individual who has attained twenty-one (21) years of age. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
  • 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.
  • 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

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
    • 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
    • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
    • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
    • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
    • Attorney general: means the attorney general and reporter and any assistant thereto by whatever name known, any district attorney general and any assistant thereto by whatever name called, and any officer or full-time employee of the general assembly or any committee thereof established by statute, who is duly licensed to practice law in Tennessee, whose duty it is to provide facilities for drafting bills or to assist individual legislators in drafting bills or who renders legal advice and services to the members of the general assembly or committees thereof. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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 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
    • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
    • 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 the mayor and the aldermen. See Tennessee Code 6-1-101
    • 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 underground storage tanks and solid waste disposal control board as established by §. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
    • Board: means the underground storage tanks and solid waste disposal control board as established by §. See Tennessee Code 68-212-303
    • 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
    • Brownfield project: means the screening, investigation, monitoring, control and/or remediation of any abandoned, idled, under-utilized, or other property whose re-use, growth, enhancement or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived adverse environmental conditions. See Tennessee Code 68-212-202
    • catastrophic illness: includes organ transplants. See Tennessee Code 35-11-101
    • 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.
    • City: means any city or territory to be incorporated that may adopt chapters 30-36 of this title. See Tennessee Code 6-30-102
    • Claim: means a right to payment, whether or not the right is reduced to judgment, liquidated, unliquidated, fixed, contingent, matured, unmatured, disputed, undisputed, legal, equitable, secured or unsecured. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102
    • 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.
    • Commercial facility: means any hazardous waste management facility that stores, treats or disposes of hazardous waste generated off-site. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
    • 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 the commissioner of environment and conservation, the commissioner's authorized representatives, or, in the event of the commissioner's absence or a vacancy in the office of commissioner, the deputy commissioner. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of environment and conservation or the commissioner's authorized representative. See Tennessee Code 68-212-303
    • 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 property: means property owned by a community property trust during the marriage of the settlor spouses. See Tennessee Code 35-17-102
    • Community property trust: means an express trust that complies with §. See Tennessee Code 35-17-102
    • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
    • 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
    • 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: 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
    • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
    • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
    • County 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 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 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

      • Creditable service: means prior service plus membership service, as provided in part 6 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
      • Creditor: means , with respect to a transferor, a person who has a claim. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102
      • 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
        • Debt: means liability on a claim. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102
        • Decedent: A deceased person.
        • Decree: means a judgment or other order of a court. See Tennessee Code 35-17-102
        • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
        • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
        • 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 environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-211-1002
        • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
        • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-212-303
        • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401
        • 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.
        • 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
        • 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:
        • Disposal: means the discharge, deposit, injection, dumping, spilling, leaking, or placing of any hazardous waste into or on any land, water or air so that such hazardous waste or any constituent thereof may enter the environment or be emitted into the air or discharged into any waters, including ground waters. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
        • 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
        • Disposition: means a transfer, conveyance or assignment of property, including a change in the legal ownership of property occurring upon the substitution of one (1) trustee for another or the addition of one (1) or more new trustees. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102
        • Dissolution: means either:

          • (A) Termination of a marriage by a decree of dissolution, divorce, annulment or declaration of invalidity. See Tennessee Code 35-17-102

          • 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
          • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
          • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
          • Donor: means the person making the lifetime or testamentary charitable gift. See Tennessee Code 35-13-102
          • During marriage: means a period that begins at marriage and ends at dissolution or the death of a spouse. See Tennessee Code 35-17-102
          • Earnable compensation: includes , but is not limited to, any bonus or incentive payment. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
          • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
          • 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

            • 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
            • 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
            • 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
            • Facility: means all contiguous land, and structures, other appurtenances and improvements on the land, used for treating, storing, or disposing of hazardous waste. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
            • Facility: means :

              • (A) Any building, structure, installation, equipment, pipe or pipeline (including any pipe into a sewer or publicly owned treatment works), well, pit, pond, lagoon, impoundment, ditch, landfill, storage container, motor vehicle, rolling stock, or aircraft. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401

              • Facsimile: means a reproduction by engraving, imprinting, stamping, lithographing or other means. See Tennessee Code 9-3-102
              • 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.
              • 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
              • 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.
              • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
              • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
              • 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
              • 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
              • 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.
              • 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
              • former spouse: means only persons to whom the transferor was legally married at, or before, the time the qualified disposition is made. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102
              • 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
              • 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
              • 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 services district: means a service district within a metropolitan government whose geographical limits are coextensive with the total area in which the government functions. See Tennessee Code 7-1-101
              • Generation: means the act or process of producing hazardous wastes. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
              • Generator: means the person who owns or otherwise controls the fate of a discarded mercury-added consumer product. See Tennessee Code 68-211-203
              • Germane: On the subject of the pending bill or other business; a strict standard of relevance.
              • 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
              • 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 instrument: means :

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

                • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
                • 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 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
                • 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.
                • Hazardous substance: is a s defined in § 101 of Public Law 96-510, codified in 42 U. See Tennessee Code 68-212-202
                • Hazardous substance site: means any site or area where hazardous substance disposal has occurred. See Tennessee Code 68-212-202
                • Hazardous waste: means waste, or combination of wastes, which because of its quantity, concentration, or physical, chemical, or infectious characteristics may:

                  • (A) Cause, or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible illness or incapacitating reversible illness. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104

                  • 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

                    • 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
                    • 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
                    • 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
                    • 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.
                    • Indicia of ownership: means evidence of a security interest, evidence of an interest in a security interest, or evidence of an interest in real or personal property securing a loan or other obligation, including any legal or equitable title to real or personal property acquired incident to foreclosure and its equivalents. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401
                    • 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.
                    • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
                    • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
                    • Internal Revenue Code: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (U. See Tennessee Code 35-13-102
                    • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
                    • Investment advisor: means a person given authority by the terms of an investment services trust to direct, consent to or disapprove a transferor's actual or proposed investment decisions, distribution decisions or other decisions of the transferor. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102
                    • Investment services trust: means an instrument appointing a qualified trustee or qualified trustees for the property that is the subject of a disposition, which instrument:

                      • (A) Expressly incorporates the law of this state to govern the validity, construction and administration of the trust. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102

                      • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
                      • 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.
                      • 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
                      • 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
                      • 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).
                      • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
                      • Liable party: means :

                        • (A) The owner or operator of an inactive hazardous substance site. See Tennessee Code 68-212-202

                        • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
                        • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
                        • 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
                        • Manifest: means the form used for identifying the quantity, composition, and the origin, routing, and destination of hazardous waste during its transportation from the point of generation to the point of disposal, treatment or storage. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                        • 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.
                        • 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
                        • Membership service: means service rendered while a member of the retirement system. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                        • 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
                          • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                          • 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
                          • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
                          • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                          • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
                          • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
                          • Motor vehicle: means any vehicle that is self-propelled and designed to be used on public highways. See Tennessee Code 68-211-302
                          • 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 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 county, incorporated city or town, school district, utility district, improvement district, taxing district, housing authority, industrial development board, health and educational facilities board, or other district, authority, commission, board, public body or political subdivision in this state. See Tennessee Code 9-3-102
                          • 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
                          • 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.
                          • Off-site: means any property that is not classified as on-site by subdivision (12). See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                          • Officer: means the mayor, aldermen, city attorney and city judge. See Tennessee Code 6-1-101
                          • On-site: means on the site of generation. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                          • 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.
                          • 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
                          • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
                          • 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.
                          • Pension plan: means the defined benefit pension plan established and maintained by a political subdivision for its employees, excluding a political subdivision's participation in the Tennessee consolidated retirement system pursuant to title 8, chapters 34-37. See Tennessee Code 9-3-503
                          • 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
                          • Permit: means the whole or part of any written authorization of the commissioner pursuant to regulations to own or operate a facility for the treatment, storage, or disposal of or transportation of hazardous waste. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                          • 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 "person" as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                          • Person: means person as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 68-211-902
                          • 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, and governmental agency of this state and any department, agency, or instrumentality of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the federal government. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                          • 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 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: has the meaning ascribed to it in §. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102
                          • 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: 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
                          • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
                          • 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 local governmental entity, including, but not limited to any municipality, metropolitan government, county, utility district, school district, public building authority, housing authority, emergency communications district, and development district created and existing pursuant to the laws of this state, or any instrumentality of government created by any one (1) or more of the named local governmental entities. See Tennessee Code 9-3-503
                          • Political subdivision employee: means any person in the employ of a political subdivision who participates in the political subdivision's pension plan. See Tennessee Code 9-3-503
                          • Portable commercial unit: means any commercial facility, as defined by subdivision (2), which is transportable from site to site for the purpose of storage, treatment or disposal of hazardous waste. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                          • 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
                          • 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.
                          • 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.
                          • Primarily to protect a security interest: means that the holder's indicia of ownership are held primarily for the purpose of securing payment or performance of an obligation, but does not include indicia of ownership held primarily for investment purposes, nor ownership indicia held primarily for purposes other than as a protection of a security interest. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401
                          • Principal: includes any person to whom a fiduciary as such owes an obligation. See Tennessee Code 35-2-102
                          • 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
                          • Probate: Proving a will
                          • Project: means any solid waste disposal facility or resource recovery facility, or any combination thereof. See Tennessee Code 68-211-902
                          • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                          • 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: includes real property, personal property, and interests in real or personal property. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102
                          • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
                          • 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 security: means any bond, note, warrant, certificate of indebtedness or other obligation for the payment of money authorized to be issued by a municipality. See Tennessee Code 9-3-102
                          • 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 affidavit: means a sworn affidavit signed by the transferor before a disposition of assets to an investment services trust that meets the requirements of §. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102
                          • Qualified disposition: means a disposition by or from a transferor with or without consideration, to an investment services trust after the transferor executes a qualified affidavit. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102
                          • Qualified trustee: means a person who:

                            • (A) In the case of a natural person, is a resident of this state, or, in all other cases, is authorized by the law of this state to act as a trustee and whose activities are subject to supervision by the Tennessee department of financial institutions, the federal deposit insurance corporation, the comptroller of the currency, or the office of thrift supervision or any successor to them. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102

                            • Qualified trustee: means either:

                              • (A) A natural person who is a resident of this state. See Tennessee Code 35-17-102

                              • 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
                              • Radioactive material: refers to any material, solid, liquid or gas, which emits radiation spontaneously. See Tennessee Code 68-202-401
                              • 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
                              • 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
                              • 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
                              • Region: means a municipal solid waste region organized pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 68-211-802
                              • 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
                              • 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
                              • 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.
                              • 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
                              • 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 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
                              • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
                              • 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
                              • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
                              • 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
                              • 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
                              • 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

                                • 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 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
                                • 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.
                                • Settlor spouses: means a married couple that establishes a community property trust. See Tennessee Code 35-17-102
                                • 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
                                • 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
                                • 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
                                  • 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
                                  • 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 68-212-104
                                  • 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: 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 annuity: means annual payments for life derived from contributions by an employer. See Tennessee Code 8-34-101
                                  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
                                  • Storage: means the containment of hazardous waste in such a manner as not to constitute disposal of such hazardous waste. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                                  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
                                  • 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
                                  • Testator: A male person who leaves a will at death.
                                  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
                                  • 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
                                  • 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.
                                  • Transfer: means a transaction that creates custodial property under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                                  • Transferor: means a person who, directly or indirectly, makes a disposition or causes a disposition to be made in such person's capacity:

                                    • (A) As an owner of property. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102

                                    • Transferor: means a person who makes a transfer under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                                    • Transporter: means any person engaged in the transportation of hazardous waste. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                                    • Treatment: includes any activity or processing designed to change the physical form or chemical composition of hazardous waste so as to render it nonhazardous. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                                    • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
                                    • Trust: means any fiduciary relationship created by a governing instrument. See Tennessee Code 35-14-102
                                    • Trust company: means a financial institution, corporation, or other legal entity, authorized to exercise general trust powers. See Tennessee Code 35-7-102
                                    • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
                                    • Trustee: means any fiduciary as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 35-14-102
                                    • Trustor: The person who makes or creates a trust. Also known as the grantor or settlor.
                                    • Unfunded accrued liability: means the actuarially determined accrued liabilities of the pension plan that are greater than the actuarially determined value of the pension plan assets. See Tennessee Code 9-3-503
                                    • 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

                                      • Urban services district: means a service district within a metropolitan government in which are furnished by the metropolitan government municipal services additional to those provided in the general services district. See Tennessee Code 7-1-101
                                      • 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
                                      • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
                                      • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
                                      • Waste: means any garbage, refuse, sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semisolid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining and agricultural operations, and from community activities, but does not include solid or dissolved material in domestic sewage, or solid or dissolved materials in irrigation return flows or industrial discharges which are point sources subject to permits under § 402 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, codified in 33 U. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                                      • Waste management: means the orderly control of storage, transportation, treatment, and disposal of hazardous waste. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                                      • waste reduction: means the reduction or elimination of waste at the source, usually within a process, including process modifications, feedstock substitutions, improvements in feedstock purity, housekeeping and management practices, increases in the efficiency of machinery and on-site, closed-loop recycling, or any action that reduces the amount and toxicity of the waste exiting the production process. See Tennessee Code 68-212-303
                                      • 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
                                      • 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