Part 1 General Provisions 4-51-101 – 4-51-137
Part 2 Debtors Owing Money to the State 4-51-201 – 4-51-206
Part 3 Tennessee Sports Gaming Act 4-51-301 – 4-51-330

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 4 > Chapter 51

  • 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
  • Adjusted gross income: means the total of all money paid to a licensee as bets minus the total amount paid out to winning bettors over a specified period of time, which includes the cash equivalent of any merchandise or thing of value awarded as a prize. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
  • Administrator: means the administrator of the United States environmental protection agency (EPA), or the administrator's designated representative. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
  • Adult: means a person who has attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1401
  • Adult cabaret: means a cabaret that features topless dancers, go-go dancers, exotic dancers, strippers, male or female impersonators, or similar entertainers. See Tennessee Code 7-51-1401
  • Adult-oriented establishment: includes , but is not limited to:

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

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

      • 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.
      • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
      • 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

        • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
        • alternative technology: includes land application of effluent and sludge, aquifer recharge, aquaculture, direct reuse (nonpotable), horticulture, revegetation of disturbed land, containment ponds, sludge composting and drying prior to land application, self-sustaining incineration, methane recovery, codisposal of sludge and solid waste and individual and on-site systems. See Tennessee Code 68-221-803
        • 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-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, a public agency, created by title 4, chapter 31, or its successor. See Tennessee Code 68-221-201
        • Authority: means the Tennessee local development authority, a public agency, created by title 4, chapter 31, or its successor. See Tennessee Code 68-221-502
        • Authority: means a water and wastewater treatment authority created pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 68-221-603
        • Authority: means the Tennessee local development authority as created by title 4, chapter 31. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1003
        • 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
        • Auxiliary intake: means any piping connection or other device whereby water may be secured from a source other than that normally used. See Tennessee Code 68-221-101
        • Average daily balance: means the sum of the average daily demand deposits, the average daily time deposits, and the average daily savings deposits of public depositors held during the calendar month immediately preceding the current month. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502
        • Average monthly balance: means the average monthly balance of public deposits held by the depository during any twelve (12) calendar months. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502
        • 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.
        • 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.
        • 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.
        • 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
        • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
        • bet: means a sum of money that is risked by a bettor on the unknown outcome of one (1) or more sporting events, including, but not limited to, the form of fixed-odds betting, a future bet, live betting, a money line bet, pari-mutuel betting, parlay bet, pools, proposition bet, spread bet, or in any other form or manner as authorized by rule of the board. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
        • Bettor: means a person who is:

          • (A) Twenty-one (21) years of age or older. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302

          • Board: means the board of directors of the Tennessee education lottery corporation. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
          • Board: means the Tennessee board of court reporting. See Tennessee Code 20-9-602
          • 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
          • Board: means the underground storage tanks and solid waste disposal control board created pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
          • Board: means the board of commissioners of an authority. See Tennessee Code 68-221-603
          • Board: means the Tennessee board of water quality, oil and gas as established by §. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
          • Board: means the board of certification created in §. See Tennessee Code 68-221-903
          • Board: means the wastewater financing board established by this part. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1003
          • Board: means the collateral pool board created pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502
          • Bond: means a bond held in escrow for the purpose of maintaining adequate reserves to account for losses suffered by a licensee and owed to bettors. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
          • Bonds: includes notes, interim certificates or other obligations of an authority. See Tennessee Code 68-221-603
          • 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
          • By-pass: means any system of piping or other arrangement whereby the water may be diverted around any part or portion of a water purification plant. See Tennessee Code 68-221-101
          • Certificate: means a certificate of competency issued by the commissioner stating that the operator has met the requirements for the specified operator classification of the certification program. See Tennessee Code 68-221-903
          • Certified laboratory: means any facility for performing bacteriological, chemical or other analysis on drinking water which has received interim or final certification by the department. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
          • Charge to the jury: The judge's instructions to the jury concerning the law that applies to the facts of the case on trial.
          • Cheating: means improving the chances of winning or of altering the outcome by deception, interference, or manipulation of a sporting event or of any equipment, including software pertaining to or used in relation to the equipment, used for or in connection with the sporting event on which wagers are placed or are invited, including attempts and conspiracy to cheat. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
          • Chief administrative officer: means the mayor of any municipality incorporated under the general law pursuant to title 6, chapter 1, part 2, or of any metropolitan government as chartered pursuant to title 7, chapter 1. See Tennessee Code 38-9-101
          • Chief executive officer: means the chief executive officer of the Tennessee education lottery corporation. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
          • Civil emergency: means :

            • (A) A riot or unlawful assembly characterized by the use of actual force or violence or a threat to use force, if accompanied by the immediate power to execute, by three (3) or more persons acting together without authority of law. See Tennessee Code 38-9-101

            • 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
            • Claimant agency: means any state agency, department, board, bureau, commission, or authority to which an individual owes a debt or that acts on behalf of an individual to collect a debt. See Tennessee Code 4-51-202
            • Clean water act: means the Water Pollution Control Act of 1972, P. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1003
            • Clerk: means the officer acting as clerk of the governing body. See Tennessee Code 9-11-102
            • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
            • 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
            • Collateral pool: means an arrangement whereby the repayment of public deposits deposited with any qualified public depository is secured through the sum total of eligible collateral pledged by all qualified public depositories, and contingent liability agreements as provided by the collateral pool board. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502
            • Collector: includes any person entrusted with the collection of public revenue. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
            • Collegiate: means belonging to, or involving, a public or private institution of higher education. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
            • Collegiate sporting event: means a sporting or athletics event involving a sports or athletics team of a public or private institution of higher education. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
            • 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 finance and administration. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
            • 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
            • commissioner: means the commissioner of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-212-501
            • Commissioner: means the commissioner of environment and conservation or the commissioner's authorized agent. See Tennessee Code 68-221-101
            • 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 commissioner's office, the deputy commissioner. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
            • Commissioner: means the commissioner of environment and conservation, the commissioner's duly authorized representative, and, in the event of the commissioner's absence or a vacancy in the office of commissioner, the deputy commissioner. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
            • Commissioner: means the commissioner of environment and conservation or the commissioner's duly authorized representative. See Tennessee Code 68-221-903
            • 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.
            • Construction: means the erection, building, acquisition, alteration, reconstruction, improvement or extension of sewage treatment works, preliminary planning to determine the economic and engineering feasibility of sewage treatment works, the engineering, architectural, legal, fiscal and economic investigations and studies, surveys, designs, plans, working drawings, specifications, procedures, and other action necessary in the construction of sewage treatment works, and the inspection and supervision of the construction of sewage treatment works. See Tennessee Code 68-221-201
            • Construction: means the erection, building, acquisition, alteration, reconstruction, improvement or extension of waterworks, preliminary planning to determine the economic and engineering feasibility of waterworks, the engineering, architectural, legal, fiscal and economic investigations and studies, surveys, designs, plans, working drawings, specifications, procedures and other action necessary in the construction of waterworks, and the inspection and supervision of the construction of waterworks. See Tennessee Code 68-221-502
            • Construction: means any placement, assembly or installation of facilities or equipment (including contractual obligations to purchase such facilities or equipment) at the premises where such equipment will be used, including preparation work at such premises. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
            • Construction: means the erection, acquisition, alteration, reconstruction, improvement or extension of wastewater treatment works, including preliminary planning to determine the economic and engineering feasibility of wastewater treatment works, the engineering, architectural, legal, fiscal and economic investigations and studies, surveys, designs, plans, procedures and other similar action necessary in the building of wastewater treatment works, and the inspection and supervision of the construction of wastewater treatment works. See Tennessee Code 68-221-803
            • Construction: means the erection, building, acquisition, alteration, reconstruction, improvement or extension of storm water facilities. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1102
            • Contaminant: means any physical, chemical, biological or radiological substance or matter in water. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
            • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
            • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
            • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
            • Corporation: means the Tennessee education lottery corporation. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
            • 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.
            • Council: means the Tennessee education lottery corporation sports wagering advisory council. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
            • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
            • County mayor: means and includes "county executive" unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
            • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
            • Court reporting: means the making of a verbatim record by means of manual shorthand, machine shorthand, closed microphone voice dictation silencer or by electronic recording of any testimony given under oath before or for submission to, any court, referee or court examiner, by any board, commission or other body or in any other proceeding where a verbatim record is required. See Tennessee Code 20-9-602
            • Creating governmental entity: means any city, metropolitan government or county which creates an authority pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 68-221-603
            • Creditor: means , with respect to a transferor, a person who has a claim. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102
            • Cross connection: means any physical connection whereby a potable water supply system is connected with any other water supply system, whether public or private, either inside or outside of any building or buildings, in such manner that a flow of water into the potable water supply is possible, either through the manipulation of valves or because of ineffective check or back pressure valves. See Tennessee Code 68-221-101
            • Cross connection: means any physical arrangement whereby a public water supply is connected, directly or indirectly, with any other water supply system, sewer, drain, conduit, pool, storage reservoir, plumbing fixture or other device which contains, or may contain, contaminated water, sewage or other waste or liquid of unknown or unsafe quality which may be capable of imparting contamination to the public water supply as a result of backflow. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
            • Curfew: means a prohibition against any person or persons walking, running, loitering, standing or motoring upon any alley, street, highway, public property or vacant premises within the corporate limits of the municipality, except persons officially designated to duty with reference to the civil emergency, or those lawfully on the streets as defined in this chapter. See Tennessee Code 38-9-101
            • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
            • Date of foreclosure: means the date on which the holder obtains legal or equitable title or possession to the site, vessel or facility pursuant to or incident to foreclosure. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401
            • Debt: means liability on a claim. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102
            • Debt: means any liquidated sum due and owing any claimant agency, which sum has accrued through contract, subrogation, tort, or operation of law, regardless of whether there is an outstanding judgment for the sum or any sum that is due and owing any person and is enforceable by the state or any of the claimant agencies of the state. See Tennessee Code 4-51-202
            • Debtor: means any individual owing money or having a delinquent account with any claimant agency, which obligation has not been adjudicated as satisfied by court order, set aside by court order, or discharged in bankruptcy. See Tennessee Code 4-51-202
            • 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 68-211-1002
            • 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 through its executive officer, the commissioner of environment and conservation, or the commissioner's legally designated representative. See Tennessee Code 68-221-101
            • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-221-201
            • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401
            • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-221-502
            • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
            • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
            • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-221-803
            • Department: means the department of environment and conservation. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1003
            • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
            • Deposit insurance: means the insurance provided by the federal deposit insurance corporation. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502
            • 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.
            • Depository pledge agreement: means the contract between the state treasurer, a qualified public depository, and a trustee custodian providing for the pledge and deposit of collateral, and other provisions determined by the state treasurer. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502
            • Descendent: One who is directly descended from another such as a child, grandchild, or great grandchild.
            • Devise: To gift property by will.
            • Director: means a member of the board of directors of the Tennessee education lottery corporation. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
            • Director: means the director of the division of water supply. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
            • Director: means the director of the division of construction grants and loans within the department. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1003
            • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
            • 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
            • 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

              • Division: means the division of water supply of the department. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
              • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
              • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
              • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
              • Drinking water regulations: means regulations promulgated pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
              • 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
              • Educational programs and purposes: means financial assistance to Tennessee citizens to enable such citizens to attend post-secondary educational institutions located within Tennessee, capital outlay projects for grades kindergarten through twelve (K-12) educational facilities, early learning programs and after school programs in accordance with article XI, § 5 of the Constitution of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
              • 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 collateral: has the meaning set forth in §. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502
              • Eligible project: means a project for construction of sewage treatment works:

                • (A) For which approval is required under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 68-221-201

                • Eligible project: means a project for the construction of waterworks for which approval is required under this part, which conforms with the applicable rules and regulations of the department, and which in the judgment of the department is economically feasible. See Tennessee Code 68-221-502
                • 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
                • En banc: In the bench or "full bench." Refers to court sessions with the entire membership of a court participating rather than the usual quorum. U.S. courts of appeals usually sit in panels of three judges, but may expand to a larger number in certain cases. They are then said to be sitting en banc.
                • 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.
                • 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
                • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
                • 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 officer: means the mayor, county mayor or other chief executive officer of any creating or participating governmental entity. See Tennessee Code 68-221-603
                • 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 consideration: means the value of the security interest when calculated as an amount equal to or in excess of the sum of the outstanding principal (or comparable amount in the case of a lease that constitutes a security interest) owed to the holder immediately preceding the acquisition of full title (or possession in the case of property subject to a lease financing transaction) pursuant to foreclosure and its equivalents, plus any unpaid interest, rent or penalties (whether arising before or after foreclosure and its equivalents), plus all reasonable and necessary costs, fees, or other charges incurred by the holder incident to work out, foreclosure and its equivalents, retention, maintaining the business activities of the enterprise, preserving, protecting and preparing the site, vessel or facility prior to sale, re-lease of property held pursuant to a lease financing transaction (whether by a new lease financing transaction or substitution of the lessee) or other disposition, plus response costs incurred under applicable federal, state or local environmental cleanup laws or regulations, or at the direction of an on-scene coordinator, less any amounts received by the holder in connection with a partial disposition of the property, net revenues received as a result of maintaining the business activities of the enterprise, and any amounts paid by the borrower subsequent to the acquisition of full title (or possession in the case of properties subject to lease financing transactions) pursuant to foreclosure and its equivalents. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401
                  • 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.
                  • Family recreation center: means any facility, which is oriented principally toward meeting the athletic or recreational needs of families and whose targeted customer is a minor child, including, but not limited to, the provision of one (1) or more of the following:

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

                    • farm products: means forage and sod crops. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                    • Federal act: means the Safe Drinking Water Act, P. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
                    • 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 pollution abatement assistance: means funds available to a municipality, either directly or through allocation by the state, from the federal government as grants for construction of sewage treatment works. See Tennessee Code 68-221-201
                    • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
                    • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
                    • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
                    • 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.
                    • Fixed-odds betting: means bets made at pre-determined odds or on the spread where the return to the bettor is unaffected by any later change in odds or the spread. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                    • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
                    • 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
                    • foreclosure and its equivalents: means purchase at foreclosure sale, acquisition or assignment of title in lieu of foreclosure, termination of a lease or other repossession, acquisition of a right to title or possession, an agreement in satisfaction of the obligation, or any other formal or informal manner (whether pursuant to law or under warranties, covenants, conditions, representations or promises from the borrower) by which the holder acquires title to or possession of the secured property. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401
                    • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. 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 fund created pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502
                    • Fund: means the Tennessee educator liability fund. See Tennessee Code 9-8-203
                    • Fund: means the wastewater facility revolving loan fund. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1003
                    • Funding bonds: means bonds issued to pay or to extend the time of payment of debt not evidenced by bonds. See Tennessee Code 9-11-102
                    • Future bet: means a wager made on the occurrence of an event in the future relating to a sporting event. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                    • 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
                    • Generation: means the act or process of producing hazardous wastes. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                    • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
                    • Governing body: means the chief legislative body of any creating or participating governmental entity. See Tennessee Code 68-221-603
                    • Governing instrument: means :

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

                      • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
                      • Grant: means the award of state funds to a municipality for the construction of wastewater treatment works or for preliminary engineering pursuant to this part. See Tennessee Code 68-221-803
                      • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
                      • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
                      • 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.
                      • 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

                        • 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
                        • Holder: is a person who maintains indicia of ownership primarily to protect a security interest. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401
                        • Holder: includes the initial holder or purchaser (such as a loan originator), any subsequent holder (such as a successor-in-interest or subsequent purchaser of the security interest on the secondary market), any subsequent assignee, transferee or purchaser from a holder, guarantor of an obligation, surety or any other person who holds ownership who acts on behalf of or for the benefit of a holder. See Tennessee Code 68-215-201
                        • Immediate family: means a spouse, child, step-child, brother, sister, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, parent, or grandparent. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
                        • 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
                        • 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 obligations, including any legal or equitable title to real or personal property acquired incident to foreclosure and its equivalents. See Tennessee Code 68-215-201
                        • 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.
                        • Innovative technology: means developed wastewater treatment processes and techniques which have not been fully proven under the circumstances of their contemplated use and which represent a significant advancement over the state of the art in terms of significant reduction in life cycle cost of the project when compared to an appropriate conventional technology. See Tennessee Code 68-221-803
                        • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
                        • Interactive sports wagering: means placing a wager on a sporting event via the internet, a mobile device, or other telecommunications platform. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                        • Interconnection: means any system of piping or other arrangement whereby a potable water supply is connected directly with a sewer, drain, conduit or other device which does or may carry sewage or other liquid or waste which would be capable of imparting contamination to the potable water supply. See Tennessee Code 68-221-101
                        • 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
                        • 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

                          • Irrevocable trust: A trust arrangement that cannot be revoked, rescinded, or repealed by the grantor.
                          • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
                          • judicial department: means the court system, district attorneys general conference, district public defenders conference, and the office of post-conviction defender. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
                          • 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.
                          • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
                          • 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 any act or statute, general, special or local, and the charter of any incorporated town or city or metropolitan government of this state. See Tennessee Code 68-221-502
                          • 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.
                          • Lead free: means :

                            • (A) Not containing more than two-tenths of one percent (0. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703

                            • 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
                            • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
                            • Legacy pension plan: means the Tennessee consolidated retirement system that is established in title 8, chapters 34 - 37, excluding the Hybrid Retirement Plan for State Employees and Teachers, compiled in title 8, chapter 36, part 9. See Tennessee Code 9-4-1101
                            • Legacy pension plan: means the Tennessee consolidated retirement system that is established in title 8, chapters 34-37, excluding the Hybrid Retirement Plan for State Employees and Teachers, compiled in title 8, chapter 36, part 9. See Tennessee Code 9-4-1201
                            • 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

                              • License: means a license to accept wagers from bettors on sporting events issued under §. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                              • Licensee: means a person who holds a license issued under §. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                              • 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.
                              • Live betting: means a type of wager that is placed after the sporting event being wagered on has commenced and whose odds on events occurring are adjusted in real time. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                              • 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
                              • Local government: means :

                                • (i) A county, incorporated town or city, metropolitan government, state agency, water/wastewater authority, energy authority or any instrumentality of government created by any one (1) or more of these or by an act of the general assembly:

                                  • (a) Which has authority to administer a wastewater facility. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1003

                                  • Loss: includes , but is not limited to:

                                    • (A) The principal amount of the public deposit. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502

                                    • lottery games: means any game of chance approved by the board and operated pursuant to this chapter, including, but not limited to, instant tickets, on-line games, and games using mechanical or electronic devices. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
                                    • Major procurement contract: means any gaming product or service costing in excess of seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000), including, but not limited to, major advertising contracts, annuity contracts, prize payment agreements, consulting services, equipment, tickets, and other products and services unique to the Tennessee lottery, but not including materials, supplies, equipment, and services common to the ordinary operations of a corporation. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
                                    • 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.
                                    • Maximum contaminant level: means the maximum permissible level of a contaminant in water which is delivered to any user of a public water system. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
                                    • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                    • Minor: means a person who is less than twenty-one (21) years of age. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                                    • Minority-owned business: means a business that is solely owned, or at least fifty-one percent (51%) of the assets or outstanding stock of which is owned, by an individual who personally manages and controls the daily operations of such business and who is impeded from normal entry into the economic mainstream because of:

                                      • (A) Past practices of discrimination based on race, religion, ethnic background, or sex. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102

                                      • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
                                      • Money line: means the fixed odds in relation to a dollar amount that a team or person participating in a sporting event will win outright, regardless of the spread. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                                      • 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.
                                      • Municipality: means any county, town or city, or special district empowered to provide municipal sewage collection and treatment services, or any combination of two (2) or more of the foregoing acting jointly, in connection with an eligible project. See Tennessee Code 68-221-201
                                      • Municipality: means any county, metropolitan government, incorporated town or city, or special district of this state empowered to provide water services, or any combination of two (2) or more of the foregoing acting jointly, in connection with an eligible project. See Tennessee Code 68-221-502
                                      • Municipality: means any utility district existing on July 1, 1984, county, incorporated town or city, or metropolitan government which has authority to administer a wastewater treatment works, or any combination of two (2) or more of the foregoing acting jointly to construct a wastewater treatment works. See Tennessee Code 68-221-803
                                      • 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
                                      • Municipality: means any incorporated city or town, county, metropolitan or consolidated government, or special district of this state empowered to provide storm water facilities. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1102
                                      • 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
                                      • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
                                      • National primary drinking water regulations: means primary drinking water regulations, as amended, promulgated by the administrator pursuant to the federal act. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
                                      • net lottery proceeds: means all revenue derived from the sale of lottery tickets or shares and all other moneys derived from lottery games minus operating expenses. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
                                      • Notification form: means the petroleum underground storage tank notification form completed by the owner for the petroleum underground storage tanks at each facility and required by this chapter. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
                                      • 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.
                                      • obligor: is a person whose site, vessel or facility is encumbered by a security interest. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401
                                      • obligor: means a person whose petroleum underground storage tank or UST system is encumbered by a security interest. See Tennessee Code 68-215-201
                                      • Occurrence: means the discovery of environmental contamination at a specific time and date, due to the release of petroleum products from petroleum underground storage tanks. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
                                      • Off-site: means any property that is not classified as on-site by subdivision (12). See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                                      • Official league data: means statistics, results, outcomes, and other data related to a sporting event obtained pursuant to an agreement with the relevant governing body of a sport or sports league, organization, or association whose corporate headquarters are based in the United States, or an entity expressly authorized by such governing body to provide such information to licensees for purposes of live betting. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                                      • On-site: means on the site of generation. See Tennessee Code 68-212-104
                                      • Online sports wagering platform: means the combination of hardware, software, and data networks used to manage, administer, or control sports wagering and any associated wagers accessible by any electronic means, including mobile applications and Internet websites accessed via a mobile device or computer. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                                      • Operating expense: means all costs of doing business including, but not limited to, prizes, commissions, and other compensation paid to a lottery retailer, advertising and marketing costs, rental fees, personnel costs, capital costs, depreciation of property and equipment, amounts held in or paid from a fidelity fund pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
                                      • Operation: means the use, storage, filling or dispensing of petroleum contained in a petroleum underground storage tank or a UST system. See Tennessee Code 68-215-201
                                      • Operator: means any person in control of, or having responsibility for, the daily operation of the petroleum underground storage tank. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
                                      • Operator: means a person who is in direct charge, or that by education, training and experience is qualified to be in direct charge, of a water treatment plant, wastewater treatment plant, water distribution system or wastewater collection system. See Tennessee Code 68-221-903
                                      • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
                                      • Original bill: A bill which is drafted by a committee. It is introduced by the committee or subcommittee chairman after the committee votes to report it.
                                      • Other automotive fluid: means antifreeze, transmission fluid, or power steering fluid. See Tennessee Code 68-211-1002
                                      • Outcome: means an indicator of the actual impact or public benefit of a program. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
                                      • Output: means the actual service or product delivered by a state agency. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
                                      • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
                                      • Owner: means :

                                        • (A) For petroleum storage tanks in use or brought into use on or after November 8, 1984, any person who owns a petroleum underground storage tank used for the storage, use, or dispensing of petroleum products. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103

                                        • Pari-mutuel betting: means a type of bet in which all wagers on a particular occurrence are pooled and winnings are paid in accordance with the size of the pool and the number of winners. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                                        • Parlay bet: means a single wager that incorporates two (2) or more individual bets for purposes of earning a higher payout if each bet incorporated within the wager wins. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                                        • participate in the management: means actual participation in the management or operational affairs by the holder of the security interest and does not include the mere capacity, or ability to influence, or the unexercised right to control a site, vessel or facility operations. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401
                                        • Participating governmental entity: means any utility district, metropolitan government, city, town or county. See Tennessee Code 68-221-603
                                        • 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
                                        • Performance measure: means a quantitative or qualitative indicator used to assess state agency performance, including outcome and output indicators. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
                                        • 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: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                        • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, unincorporated association, or other legal entity. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
                                        • 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, 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: means any and all persons, natural or artificial, including any individual, firm or association and any municipal or private corporation organized or existing under the laws of this or any other state or country. See Tennessee Code 68-221-101
                                        • Person: means any and all persons, including individuals, firms, partnerships, associations, public or private institutions, state and federal agencies, municipalities or political subdivisions, or officers thereof, departments, agencies or instrumentalities, or public or private corporations or officers thereof, organized or existing under the laws of this or any other state or country. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
                                        • Person: means any and all persons, including individuals, firms, partnerships, associations, public or private institutions, state and federal agencies, municipalities or political subdivisions, or officers thereof, departments, agencies, or instrumentalities, or public or private corporations or officers thereof, organized or existing under the laws of this or any other state or country. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
                                        • 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
                                        • Petroleum: means crude oil or any fraction of crude oil which is a liquid at standard temperature and pressure (sixty degrees Fahrenheit (60° F) and fourteen and seven tenths pounds per square inch (14. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
                                        • Petroleum site: means any site or area where a petroleum underground storage tank is located. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
                                        • Petroleum underground storage tank: means any one (1) or combination of tanks (including the underground lines connected thereto) which are used or have been used to contain an accumulation of petroleum substances, and the volume of which (including the volume of the underground pipes connected thereto) is ten percent (10%) or more beneath the surface of the ground. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
                                        • Petroleum underground storage tank fund: means the fund established by this chapter to provide for the cleanup of releases from petroleum underground storage tanks and assist with the financial responsibilities of owners/operators of petroleum underground storage tanks. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
                                        • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
                                        • 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.
                                        • 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
                                        • Potable water supply: means any public or other water supply, the quality of which is approved by the department for human consumption. See Tennessee Code 68-221-101
                                        • 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.
                                        • Preliminary engineering: means preparation of the Section 201 Facilities Plan, preparation of engineering plans, writing specifications, value engineering, and related, similar activities. See Tennessee Code 68-221-803
                                        • 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
                                        • 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 68-215-201
                                        • Priority ranking list: means a list generated through a system by which the department ranks in descending order of priority all applicants for state and federal grants for construction of wastewater treatment works by criteria which include at least the following:

                                          • (A) The nature and quantity of the receiving waters. See Tennessee Code 68-221-803

                                          • Prize: means an award, gift, or anything of value regardless of whether there are conditions or restrictions attached to its receipt. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
                                          • Prize: means the proceeds of any lottery prize awarded under part 1 of this chapter. See Tennessee Code 4-51-202
                                          • Probate: Proving a will
                                          • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
                                          • proceeds: means all lottery revenue derived from the sale of lottery tickets or shares and all other moneys derived from the lottery or received by the Tennessee education lottery corporation. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
                                          • Professional sports team: means a major or minor league professional baseball, football, basketball, soccer, or hockey franchise, or a professional motor sport. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                                          • Program: means a set of activities undertaken in accordance with a plan of action organized to realize identifiable goals and objectives. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
                                          • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                          • Property: includes real property, personal property, and interests in real or personal property. See Tennessee Code 35-16-102
                                          • Proposition bet: means a wager made regarding the occurrence or non-occurrence during a sporting event of an event that does not directly affect the final outcome of the sporting event. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                                          • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
                                          • Public deposit: means funds in which the entire beneficial interest is owned by a public depositor or funds held in the name of a public official of a public depositor charged with the duty to receive or administer funds and acting in such official's official capacity. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502
                                          • Public depositor: means the state of Tennessee, or any of its agencies, or any Tennessee county, Tennessee incorporated municipality and their political subdivisions, or any utility district organized under the laws of the state or any interstate compact to which the state is a party. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502
                                          • Public depository: means :

                                            • (i) Any savings and loan association, or savings bank (collectively referred to as savings institutions), or any bank chartered by the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502

                                            • 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 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
                                            • Public sewerage system: means the conduits, sewers, and all devices and appurtenances by means of which sewage is collected, pumped, treated or disposed of finally. See Tennessee Code 68-221-101
                                            • Public water supply: means any waterworks system as defined in subdivision (12), whether privately or publicly owned, where water is furnished to any community, collection or number of individuals for a fee or charge or any other waterworks system which, on account of the people who are or may be affected by the quality of the water, is classified as a public water supply by the department. See Tennessee Code 68-221-101
                                            • Public water system: means a system for the provision of water for human consumption through pipes or other constructed conveyances, if such serves fifteen (15) or more connections or which regularly serves twenty-five (25) or more individuals daily at least sixty (60) days out of the year. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
                                            • 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 public depository: means any public depository that meets all of the requirements of this part and that has been authorized by the board to secure public deposits through the collateral pool. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502
                                            • 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.
                                                • 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
                                                • 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
                                                • Refunding bonds: means bonds issued to pay or to extend the time of payment of debts evidenced by bonds. See Tennessee Code 9-11-102
                                                • Release: means any spilling, overfilling, leaking, emitting, discharging, escaping, leaching or disposing of a petroleum substance from a petroleum underground storage tank or its associated piping into groundwater, surface water, or subsurface soils. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
                                                • 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.
                                                • repayable grants: means the loan or loans of state funds to a municipality to be repaid by the municipality excluding any federal pollution abatement assistance. See Tennessee Code 68-221-201
                                                • 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
                                                • Reserve capacity: means capacity to treat, store, transport or dispose of more wastewater than the demand on the system at the time of construction. See Tennessee Code 68-221-803
                                                • Responsible party: means :

                                                  • (i) The owner and/or operator of a petroleum site. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103

                                                  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
                                                  • retailer: means a person who sells lottery tickets or shares on behalf of the Tennessee education lottery corporation pursuant to a contract. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
                                                  • 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
                                                  • 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
                                                  • Security: means that which is determined by the authority to be acceptable to secure a loan to a local government under this part and includes, but is not limited to, revenues of the facility, ad valorem taxes, state-shared taxes, letters of credit or bond insurance. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1003
                                                  • Security interest: means an interest in a site, vessel or facility created or established for the purpose of securing a loan or other obligation. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401
                                                  • Security interest: includes , but is not limited to, mortgages, deeds of trust, liens and title pursuant to lease financing transaction. See Tennessee Code 68-215-201
                                                  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
                                                  • 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
                                                  • Sewage: means all water-carried human and household wastes from residences, buildings, institutions or industrial establishments, together with such ground, surface, or storm water as may be present. See Tennessee Code 68-221-101
                                                  • Sewage treatment works: means any facility for the purpose of treating, neutralizing or stabilizing municipal sewage, including treatment or disposal plants, the necessary intercepting, outfall and outlet sewers, pumping stations integral to such plants or sewers, equipment and furnishings thereof and their appurtenances. See Tennessee Code 68-221-201
                                                  • Share: means any intangible evidence of participation in a lottery game. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
                                                  • 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
                                                  • Sporting event: means any professional sporting or athletic event, including motorsports and e-sports, any collegiate sporting or athletic event, or any Olympic sporting or athletic event sanctioned by a national or international organization or association. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                                                  • Sports governing body: means the organization, league, or association that oversees a sport and prescribes final rules and enforces codes of conduct with respect to such sport and participants therein. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                                                  • Spread: means the predicted scoring differential between two (2) persons or teams engaged in a sporting event. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                                                  • Standard: means the desired level of performance of a program, measured by outcome or output. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
                                                  • 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 68-212-104
                                                  • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 68-221-603
                                                  • State: means the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
                                                  • state agency: means any unit organization of the executive department, including any official, department, board, commission, division, bureau, section, district, office, authority, committee, or council or any other unit of state government, however designated, including, without limitation, higher education. See Tennessee Code 9-4-5604
                                                  • 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 9-4-1101
                                                  • 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.
                                                  • 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
                                                  • Storm water: means storm water runoff, snow melt runoff, surface runoff, street wash waters related to street cleaning or maintenance, infiltration (other than infiltration contaminated by seepage from sanitary sewers or by other discharges) and drainage. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1102
                                                  • Storm water facilities: means the drainage structures, conduits, combined sewers, sewers, and all device appurtenances by means of which storm water is collected, transported, pumped, treated or disposed of. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1102
                                                  • Streams: includes any river, creek, slough or natural water course in which water usually flows in a defined bed or channel. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
                                                  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
                                                  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
                                                  • Supervisory employee: means a principal or employee having the authority to act on behalf of a licensee or whose judgment is being relied upon to manage and advance the business operations of a licensee. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                                                  • Supplier of water: means any person who owns, operates or controls a public water system. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
                                                  • Tank: means a stationary device, designed to contain an accumulation of petroleum substances which is constructed primarily of non-earthen materials (e. See Tennessee Code 68-215-103
                                                  • Teacher: has the meaning set forth in §. See Tennessee Code 9-4-1201
                                                  • 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.
                                                  • Ticket: means any tangible evidence issued by the lottery to provide participation in a lottery game. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
                                                  • 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.
                                                  • 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.
                                                  • 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

                                                    • 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
                                                    • Treatment works: means any devices and systems used in the storage, treatment, recycling and reclamation of sewage or industrial wastes of a liquid nature to restore and maintain the chemical, physical and biological integrity of the state's waters, or any devices and systems used in the treatment and distribution of water, including intercepting sewers, outfall sewers, sewage collection systems, water storage facilities, water transmission lines, pumping, power and other equipment, and their appurtenances, extensions, improvements, remodeling, additions and alterations thereof. See Tennessee Code 68-221-603
                                                    • 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 account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
                                                    • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
                                                    • Trustee: means any fiduciary as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 35-14-102
                                                    • Trustee custodian: means a financial institution designated to hold eligible collateral on behalf of the state treasurer and a qualified public depository pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 9-4-502
                                                    • Trustees: means the five (5) trustees designated in §. See Tennessee Code 9-4-1101
                                                    • Trustees: means the five (5) trustees designated in §. See Tennessee Code 9-4-1201
                                                    • 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
                                                    • 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
                                                    • Unit: includes each county and city in the state, which shall issue bonds under this chapter. See Tennessee Code 9-11-102
                                                    • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
                                                    • 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
                                                    • User: means the owner, tenant or occupant of any lot or parcel of land connected to a sanitary sewer, or for which a sanitary sewer line is available if a municipality levies a sewer charge on the basis of such availability. See Tennessee Code 68-221-201
                                                    • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
                                                    • UST system: means an underground storage tank, connected underground piping, underground ancillary equipment and containment system, if any. See Tennessee Code 68-215-201
                                                    • Value engineering: is a specialized cost control technique which uses a systematic and creative approach to identify and focus on unnecessarily high cost in a project in order to arrive at a cost saving without sacrificing the reliability or efficiency of the project. See Tennessee Code 68-221-803
                                                    • vendor: means a person who provides or proposes to provide goods or services to the Tennessee education lottery corporation pursuant to a major procurement contract, but does not include an employee of the Tennessee education lottery corporation, a retailer, or a state agency or instrumentality of the Tennessee education lottery corporation. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
                                                    • Vendor: means a contractor, subcontractor, or independent contractor hired, or contracted with, by the corporation or a licensee for the purpose of facilitating the business of the corporation or licensee under this part. See Tennessee Code 4-51-302
                                                    • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
                                                    • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
                                                    • Vessel: means every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on water. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401
                                                    • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
                                                    • video lottery: means a lottery that allows a game to be played utilizing an electronic computer and an interactive terminal device, equipped with a video screen and keys, a keyboard or other equipment allowing input by an individual player, into which the player inserts coins or currency as consideration in order for play to be available, and through which terminal device, the player may receive free games or a voucher that can be redeemed for a cash or non-cash prize, or nothing, determined wholly or predominantly by chance. See Tennessee Code 4-51-102
                                                    • 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
                                                    • Wastewater collection system: means the entire system of pipes, valves, pumping stations and appurtenances through which wastewater is collected and conveyed to the wastewater treatment plant. See Tennessee Code 68-221-903
                                                    • Wastewater facility: means any facility, including the reserve capacity thereof, whose purpose is to collect, store, treat, neutralize, stabilize, recycle, reclaim or dispose of wastewater, including treatment or disposal plants, interceptors, outfall, and outlet sewers, pumping stations, equipment and furnishings thereof and their appurtenances which are necessary to accomplish the foregoing purposes. See Tennessee Code 68-221-1003
                                                    • Wastewater treatment plant: means the facility or group of units provided for the treatment of wastewater, either or both domestic and industrial wastes. See Tennessee Code 68-221-903
                                                    • Wastewater treatment works: means any facility whose purpose is to store, treat, neutralize, stabilize, recycle, reclaim or dispose of municipal wastewater, including treatment or disposal plants, interceptors, outfall, and outlet sewers, pumping stations, equipment and furnishings thereof and their appurtenances which are necessary to accomplish the foregoing purposes. See Tennessee Code 68-221-803
                                                    • Water distribution system: means that portion of the water supply system in which water is conveyed from the water treatment plant or other supply point to the premises of the consumer. See Tennessee Code 68-221-903
                                                    • Water supply system: means the system of pipes, structures and facilities through which water is obtained, treated, and sold, distributed or otherwise offered to the public for household use or any use by humans, if such system has at least fifteen (15) service connections or regularly serves an average of at least twenty-five (25) individuals at least one hundred twenty (120) days or at least sixty (60) consecutive days out of the year. See Tennessee Code 68-221-903
                                                    • Water treatment plant: means the portion of the water supply system which in some way alters the physical, chemical or bacteriological quality of the water. See Tennessee Code 68-221-903
                                                    • Waters: means any and all water, public or private, on or beneath the surface of the ground, which are contained within, flow through, or border upon Tennessee, or any portion thereof, except those bodies of water confined to and retained within the limits of private property in single ownership which do not combine or effect a junction with natural surface or underground waters. See Tennessee Code 68-221-703
                                                    • Waterworks: includes all or any part of the following: source of supply, pumping facilities, purification works, collection and storage facilities and distribution system for water, together with all necessary parts and appurtenances for proper operation. See Tennessee Code 68-221-502
                                                    • Waterworks system: means the source of supply and all structures and appurtenances used for the collection, treatment, storage and distribution of water delivered to the consumers. See Tennessee Code 68-221-101
                                                    • work out: refers to those actions by which a holder, at any time prior to foreclosure and its equivalents, seeks to prevent, cure, or mitigate a default by the borrower or obligor. See Tennessee Code 68-212-401
                                                    • 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
                                                    • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105