§ 55-19-101 Issuance of licenses authorized
§ 55-19-102 Operation of schools without license unlawful
§ 55-19-103 Acting as instructor without license unlawful
§ 55-19-104 Guidelines for establishing requirements for granting licenses
§ 55-19-105 Conduct of schools and instructors — Rules and regulations
§ 55-19-106 Rules and regulations — Power to rescind, modify or promulgate
§ 55-19-107 Suspension or revocation of licenses — Infraction — Hearing
§ 55-19-108 Proceedings for the suspension or revocation of licenses — Review — Reexamination
§ 55-19-109 “Commercial driver training school” defined.
§ 55-19-110 Fees for licenses
§ 55-19-111 Operation of school or acting as instructor without license a misdemeanor
§ 55-19-112 Examinations — Certification that applicant has successfully completed school requirements

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 55 > Chapter 19

  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • 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.
  • Chauffeur: means every person who is employed by another for the principal purpose of driving a motor vehicle and every person who drives a school bus transporting school children or any motor vehicle when in use for the transportation of persons or property for compensation. See Tennessee Code 55-8-101
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of revenue. See Tennessee Code 55-1-111
  • 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.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the department of revenue. See Tennessee Code 55-1-111
  • Driver: means :

    • (A) For purposes of a conventionally operated vehicle, every person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle. See Tennessee Code 55-8-101

    • 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.
    • Executor: includes an administrator, where the subject matter applies to an administrator. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Highway: means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way when any part thereto is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See Tennessee Code 55-8-101
    • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
    • Lands: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Legatee: A beneficiary of a decedent
    • Minor: means any person who has not attained eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
    • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
    • Operator: means :

      • (A) For purposes of a conventionally operated vehicle, every person, other than a chauffeur, who drives or is in actual physical control of a motor vehicle upon a highway or who is exercising control over or steering a vehicle being towed by a motor vehicle. See Tennessee Code 55-8-101

      • 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: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Person: means a natural person, firm, copartnership, association, corporation, or an engaged ADS. See Tennessee Code 55-8-101
      • 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
      • 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.
      • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
      • 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
      • 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
      • 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
      • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
      • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
      • Traffic: means pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, streetcars and other conveyances either singly or together while using any highway for purposes of travel. See Tennessee Code 55-8-101
      • 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.
      • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
      • Vehicle: means every device in, upon or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, excepting devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks. See Tennessee Code 55-8-101
      • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
      • Writ of certiorari: An order issued by the Supreme Court directing the lower court to transmit records for a case for which it will hear on appeal.
      • 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