§ 56-1-101 Short Title
§ 56-1-102 Definitions for This Chapter, Chapters 2-4, 7, 10 and 11 of This Title
§ 56-1-103 Adoption of Data Disclosure Requirements — Requests for Data Concerning Rate Adjustments
§ 56-1-104 Standardized Forms for Health Care Insurance Claims
§ 56-1-105 Exclusion of Types of Insurance From Specific Insurance Definitions
§ 56-1-106 Requests for Information Regarding Complaints — Time Limits — Exceptions — Penalties
§ 56-1-107 Authority to Query the Tbi’s Criminal History Records System
§ 56-1-108 Study of Impediments to Insurance for Use of Justifiable Force
§ 56-1-109 License of Person in Default on Student Loans
§ 56-1-110 Claims to Be Brought in Chancery Court of Davidson County

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 56 > Chapter 1 > Part 1 - General Provisions

  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance. See Tennessee Code 56-1-102
  • 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.
  • Department: means the department of commerce and insurance. See Tennessee Code 56-1-102
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • 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
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • insurance company: includes all corporations, associations, partnerships, or individuals engaged as principals in the business of insurance. See Tennessee Code 56-1-102
  • 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.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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.
  • Person: means any association, aggregate of individuals, business, company, corporation, individual, joint-stock company, Lloyds-type organization, organization, partnership, receiver, reciprocal or interinsurance exchange, trustee or society. See Tennessee Code 56-16-102
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. 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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105