Part 1 General Provisions 62-2-101 – 62-2-110
Part 2 State Board of Examiners 62-2-201 – 62-2-207
Part 3 Qualification and Registration Generally 62-2-301 – 62-2-308
Part 4 Qualifications and Registration — Engineers 62-2-401 – 62-2-406
Part 5 Qualifications and Registration — Architects 62-2-501 – 62-2-508
Part 6 Corporations, Partnerships and Firms 62-2-601 – 62-2-602
Part 8 Qualifications and Registration — Landscape Architects 62-2-801 – 62-2-807
Part 9 Interior Designers Title Registration Act 62-2-901 – 62-2-906

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 62 > Chapter 2 - Architects, Engineers, Landscape Architects and Interior Designers

  • Adult: means , as defined in § 37-1-102, any person eighteen (18) years of age or older. See Tennessee Code 37-5-103
  • Board: means the state board of examiners for architects and engineers. See Tennessee Code 62-2-902
  • Child: means :
    1. A person under eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 37-5-103
    2. 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
    3. Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
    4. Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    5. 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.
    6. 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.
    7. Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
    8. 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.
    9. Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
    10. 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.
    11. Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
    12. Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    13. Oath: includes affirmation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    14. Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
    15. Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
    16. 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.
    17. Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    18. Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    19. Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
    20. Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
    21. 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
    22. Registered interior designer: means a person registered to use the title "registered interior designer" under this part. See Tennessee Code 62-2-902
    23. 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.
    24. 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
    25. signed: includes a mark, the name being written near the mark and witnessed, or any other symbol or methodology executed or adopted by a party with intention to authenticate a writing or record, regardless of being witnessed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    26. 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
    27. Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
    28. United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    29. written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    30. Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105