§ 4-54-101 Short title
§ 4-54-102 Constitutional authority
§ 4-54-103 Chapter definitions
§ 4-54-104 Firearms, firearm accessories and ammunition manufactured in this state not subject to federal regulation under interstate commerce clause
§ 4-54-105 Application of §?4-54-104.
§ 4-54-106 Firearm must be clearly stamped with words “Made in Tennessee”.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 4 > Chapter 54

  • Academic focus: means a distinctive, thematic program such as math, science, arts, general academics, or an instructional program such as Montessori or Paideia. See Tennessee Code 49-13-104
  • Academic plan: means a platform that supports the academic focus of the charter school and will include instructional goals and methods for the school, which, at a minimum, shall include teaching and classroom instruction methods, materials and curriculum that will be used to provide students with knowledge, proficiency and skills needed to reach the goals of the school. See Tennessee Code 49-13-104
  • Acquire: means to purchase, lease, construct, reconstruct, replace, or acquire by gift. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
  • Age of majority: means eighteen (18) years of age or older. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Any controversy within or related to the cotton industry: includes , but is not limited to, any controversy arising from, connected with, or in any way relating to the sale, purchase, pledge, hypothecation, or exchange of, or other transaction in cotton. See Tennessee Code 29-5-202
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • 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.
  • Authorizer: means :

    • (A) A local board of education, the Tennessee public charter school commission, or the achievement school district as defined in §. See Tennessee Code 49-13-104

    • Auxiliary container: means a bag, cup, bottle, can, device, eating or drinking utensil or tool, or other packaging, whether reusable or single use, which is:

      • (A) Made of cloth, paper, plastic, including foamed or expanded plastic, cardboard, corrugated material, aluminum, glass, post-consumer recycled material, or similar material or substrates, including coated, laminated, or multilayer substrates. See Tennessee Code 7-51-2001

      • Charter agreement: means a fixed-term renewable agreement between a public charter school and the authorizer that outlines the rights, responsibilities, and performance expectations of each party. See Tennessee Code 49-13-104
      • CMO: means a nonprofit entity that manages or operates two (2) or more public charter schools. See Tennessee Code 49-13-104
      • Commission: means the Tennessee public charter school commission. See Tennessee Code 49-13-104
      • Consortium: means the consortium for cooperative innovative education created under §. See Tennessee Code 49-15-102
      • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
      • Conversion public charter school: means a charter school established by the conversion of an existing non-charter public school into a charter school. See Tennessee Code 49-13-104
      • 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 twelve-member energy efficient schools council created by this chapter. See Tennessee Code 49-17-102
      • Court: means any court of competent jurisdiction of this state. See Tennessee Code 29-5-202
      • court: means any court of competent jurisdiction of the state. See Tennessee Code 29-5-301
      • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
      • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
      • 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.
      • Dispose: means to sell, lease, or otherwise transfer any interest in property. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
      • Electric plant: means generating, transmission, or distribution systems, together with all other facilities, equipment and appurtenances necessary or appropriate to any such systems for the furnishing of electric power and energy for lighting, heating, power or any other purpose for which electric power and energy can be used. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
      • Electric service: means the furnishing of electric power and energy for lighting, heating, power or any other purpose for which electric power and energy can be used. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
      • Energy audit: means any professional energy audit used to determine the energy efficiency of a structure that is performed by an energy auditor. See Tennessee Code 49-17-102
      • Energy auditor: means any person approved to perform professional energy audits. See Tennessee Code 49-17-102
      • 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
      • Executor: includes an administrator, where the subject matter applies to an administrator. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Federal agency: includes the United States, the president of the United States, the department of housing and urban development, Tennessee Valley authority, or any other similar agency, instrumentality or corporation of the United States, that has heretofore been or may hereafter be created by or pursuant to any act or acts of the congress of the United States. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
      • Firearms accessories: means items that are used in conjunction with or mounted upon a firearm but are not essential to the basic function of a firearm, including, but not limited to, telescopic or laser sights, magazines, flash or sound suppressors, folding or aftermarket stocks and grips, speedloaders, ammunition carriers and lights for target illumination. See Tennessee Code 4-54-103
      • 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.
      • Foreign: means a country or jurisdiction outside of any state or territory of the United States. See Tennessee Code 49-13-104
      • Forward crop contract: means a contract for the sale of a cotton crop or crops which have not been harvested at the time of execution of the contract if the cotton is to be produced by the seller or seller's agents, and if the obligation to deliver is excused upon seller's failure, after good faith effort, to produce the crop or crops sold. See Tennessee Code 29-5-202
      • Generic and insignificant parts: includes , but is not limited to, springs, screws, nuts and pins. See Tennessee Code 4-54-103
      • 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 organized group of persons who will operate a public charter school or schools by deciding matters, including, but not limited to, budgeting, curriculum and other operating procedures for the public charter school and by overseeing management and administration of a public charter school. See Tennessee Code 49-13-104
      • Improve: means to acquire any improvement. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
      • Improvement: means any improvement, extension, betterment, or addition to any electric plant. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
      • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
      • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
      • 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: means any act or statute, general, special or local, of the state of Tennessee, including, but not limited to, the charter of any municipality. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
      • 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.
      • local board of education: means the board of education that manages and controls the respective local public school system. See Tennessee Code 49-1-103
      • Local government: means a county, municipality, or county with a metropolitan form of government. See Tennessee Code 7-51-2001
      • local school district: means any county school system, city school system, special school district, unified school system, metropolitan school system or any other local public school system or school district created or authorized by the general assembly. See Tennessee Code 49-1-103
      • Manufactured: means creating a firearm, a firearm accessory or ammunition from basic materials for functional usefulness, including, but not limited to, forging, casting, machining or other processes for working materials. See Tennessee Code 4-54-103
      • Metropolitan government: means the political entity created by consolidation of all, or substantially all, of the political and corporate functions of a county and a city or cities. See Tennessee Code 7-1-101
      • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
      • Municipality: means any county, metropolitan government, incorporated city or town in the state of Tennessee. See Tennessee Code 7-52-102
      • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
      • Office of postsecondary coordination and alignment: means the office of postsecondary coordination and alignment in the division of career and technical education in the department of education. See Tennessee Code 49-15-102
      • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
      • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
      • Payback period: means the time within which the cost savings realized by incorporating energy efficient technologies equals the initial cost of the technology employed. See Tennessee Code 49-17-102
      • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, business, trust, unincorporated organization, association or joint stock company. See Tennessee Code 28-3-201
      • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
      • Public charter school: means a public school in this state that is established and operating under the terms of a charter agreement and in accordance with this chapter. See Tennessee Code 49-13-104
      • 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
      • 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.
      • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
      • Sponsor: means a proposed governing body filing an application for the establishment of a public charter school, that:

        • (A) Is not a for-profit entity. See Tennessee Code 49-13-104

        • 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.
        • Substantial completion: means that degree of completion of a project, improvement, or a specified area or portion thereof (in accordance with the contract documents, as modified by any change orders agreed to by the parties) upon attainment of which the owner can use the same for the purpose for which it was intended. See Tennessee Code 28-3-201
        • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
        • Sustainable building design: means designing facilities using a strategy that takes into account approaches that benefit the environment and quality of life of a community. See Tennessee Code 49-17-102
        • Testify: Answer questions in court.
        • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
        • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
        • Underutilized or vacant property: means an entire property or portion thereof, with or without improvements, which is not used or is used irregularly or intermittently by the LEA for instructional or program purposes. See Tennessee Code 49-13-104
        • Usury: Charging an illegally high interest rate on a loan. Source: OCC
        • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.