§ 4-57-101 Short title
§ 4-57-102 Legislative intent
§ 4-57-103 Chapter definitions
§ 4-57-104 State fair and exposition commission
§ 4-57-105 Authority and powers of the commission
§ 4-57-106 Use of the name “Tennessee State Fair” or “Tennessee State Exposition”.
§ 4-57-107 State audit included as part of the department of agriculture audit

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 4 > Chapter 57 - Tennessee State Fair and Exposition Act

  • 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

    • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
    • Apparently wholesome deer meat: means deer meat that complies with the standards and procedures promulgated and enforced pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 53-13-101
    • Apparently wholesome food: means food that meets all standards of quality established by local, county, state and federal agricultural and health laws and regulations, even though the food is not readily marketable due to appearance, age, freshness, grade, size, surplus or other condition, but does not include canned goods that are leaking, swollen, dented on a seam, or no longer airtight. See Tennessee Code 53-13-101
    • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
    • Board: means the board of pharmacy created by §. See Tennessee Code 53-14-103
    • Chambers: A judge's office.
    • Claim: means any claim brought against a governmental entity or its employee as permitted by this chapter. See Tennessee Code 29-20-102
    • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Commission: means the Tennessee state fair and exposition commission. See Tennessee Code 4-57-103
    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of agriculture. See Tennessee Code 4-57-103
    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of health. See Tennessee Code 53-14-103
    • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
    • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Department: means the department of agriculture. See Tennessee Code 4-57-103
    • Director: means the director of the board of pharmacy elected pursuant to §. See Tennessee Code 53-14-103
    • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
    • Electric system: means all tangible and intangible property and resources of every kind and description used or held for use in the purchase, generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electric energy. See Tennessee Code 7-52-303
    • Employee: means and includes any official (whether elected or appointed), officer, employee or servant, or any member of any board, agency, or commission (whether compensated or not), or any officer, employee or servant thereof, of a governmental entity, including the sheriff and the sheriff's employees and, further including regular members of voluntary or auxiliary firefighting, police, or emergency assistance organizations. See Tennessee Code 29-20-102
    • 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.
    • Exhibition: means one (1) or more displays or demonstrations which are of educational or entertainment value to those witnessing such exhibition. See Tennessee Code 4-57-103
    • exposition: means an exhibition of agricultural, business, manufacturing, or other industries and labor, education service organizations, social and religious groups or any other events or activities consistent with the general welfare and interests of the people of the state, and includes such services as are necessary for the care and comfort or amusement of the public. See Tennessee Code 4-57-103
    • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
    • Federal 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
    • 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.
    • Gleaner: means a person who harvests for free distribution an agricultural crop that has been donated by the owner. See Tennessee Code 53-13-101
    • Governmental entity: means any political subdivision of the state of Tennessee including, but not limited to, any municipality, metropolitan government, county, utility district, school district, nonprofit volunteer fire department receiving funds appropriated by a county legislative body or a legislative body of a municipality, human resource agency, community action agency or nonprofit corporation that administers the Head Start or Community Service Block Grant programs, public building authority, and development district created and existing pursuant to the constitution and laws of Tennessee, or any instrumentality of government created by any one (1) or more of the named local governmental entities or by an act of the general assembly. See Tennessee Code 29-20-102
    • Highway: includes public bridges and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" or "state road". See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
    • Injury: means death, injury to a person, damage to or loss of property or any other injury that one may suffer to one's person, or estate, that would be actionable if inflicted by a private person or such person's agent. See Tennessee Code 29-20-102
    • 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.
    • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Person: means an individual, corporation, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Tennessee Code 53-14-103
    • Private act: includes , without limitation, the charter and any amendments to the charter of any home rule municipality or any metropolitan government. See Tennessee Code 7-52-303
    • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
    • 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
    • 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).
    • 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
    • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
    • 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.
    • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
    • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105