Part 1 General Provisions
Part 2 Debtors Owing Money to the State

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 4 > Chapter 51

  • Board: means the board of directors of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation. See
  • Chief executive officer: means the chief executive officer of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation. See
  • 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
  • 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
  • Corporation: means the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation. See
  • 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
  • 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
  • Director: means a member of the board of directors of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation. See
  • 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 the provisions of article XI, §. See
  • Immediate family: means a spouse, child, step-child, brother, sister, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, parent, or grandparent. See
  • 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
  • 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
  • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • 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

  • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Prize: means an award, gift, or anything of value regardless of whether there are conditions or restrictions attached to its receipt. See
  • Prize: means the proceeds of any lottery prize awarded under part 1 of this chapter. See
  • 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
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • 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
  • 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
  • retailer: means a person who sells lottery tickets or shares on behalf of the Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation pursuant to a contract. See
  • Share: means any intangible evidence of participation in a lottery game. See
  • 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
  • Ticket: means any tangible evidence issued by the lottery to provide participation in a lottery game. See
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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