§ 62-35-101 Short title
§ 62-35-102 Chapter definitions
§ 62-35-103 Exemptions from chapter provisions
§ 62-35-104 License required to act as contract security company
§ 62-35-105 Application for licenses — Filing — Form — Contents
§ 62-35-106 Qualifications of applicants
§ 62-35-107 Action upon applications — Investigations — Approval or denial of licenses
§ 62-35-108 Posting of license
§ 62-35-109 License not transferable or assignable
§ 62-35-110 Renewal of license
§ 62-35-111 Qualifying agent ceasing to perform duties
§ 62-35-112 Licensee to notify commissioner of certain changes in status
§ 62-35-113 Change in ownership — Application for license — Operation under old license
§ 62-35-114 Certificates of insurance — General liability coverage
§ 62-35-115 Registration cards — Guards, officers and agents
§ 62-35-116 Registration cards — Filing — Form — Fee — Contents — Change of registration status
§ 62-35-117 Registration cards — Qualifications of applicants
§ 62-35-118 Registration cards — Training and examination of applicants
§ 62-35-119 Registration cards — Investigation of applicants — Issuance or denial of cards
§ 62-35-120 Registration cards — Possession and exhibition — Notice of arrest and conviction
§ 62-35-121 Registration cards — Not transferable or assignable
§ 62-35-122 Registration cards — Expiration — Renewal
§ 62-35-123 Notice to commissioner prior to acting as proprietary security organization
§ 62-35-124 Registration cards — Notice concerning eligibility to hold
§ 62-35-125 Carrying of weapons by guards or officers
§ 62-35-126 Certified trainers — Instructors
§ 62-35-127 Prohibited law enforcement representations on badges, insignias, vehicles or equipment
§ 62-35-128 Restrictions regarding military or police-style uniforms
§ 62-35-129 Administration and enforcement of chapter — Rules and regulations
§ 62-35-130 Disciplinary powers of commissioner — Civil penalties
§ 62-35-131 Regulation by municipalities, counties or other political subdivisions
§ 62-35-132 Reciprocal agreements with officials of other states
§ 62-35-133 Copies of chapter and rules
§ 62-35-134 Unlawful employments, publications and activities
§ 62-35-135 Administrative procedures regarding contested cases
§ 62-35-136 Penalty for violations
§ 62-35-137 Locksmith and private security regulatory fund
§ 62-35-138 Preemption of local regulations
§ 62-35-139 Limitation on exemption from licensing requirements
§ 62-35-140 Continuing education requirements
§ 62-35-141 Notification and uniform requirements for peace officers providing security outside of primary jurisdiction
§ 62-35-142 Private protective services in a restaurant licensed to sell alcohol

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 62 > Chapter 35

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
  • Adult: means any person eighteen (18) years of age or older. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Age of majority: means eighteen (18) years of age or older. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Branch office: means any office of a contract security company within this state other than its principal place of business within this state. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
  • Certified trainer: means any individual certified by the commissioner as qualified to administer and certify to successful completion of the minimum training requirements prescribed by this chapter for a security guard/officer. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
  • Child: means :

    • (A) A person under eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102

    • Commissioner: means commissioner of children's services. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102
    • Commissioner: means the commissioner of commerce and insurance or the commissioner's designee. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
    • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
    • Contract security company: means any person engaging in the business of providing or undertaking to provide a security guard and patrol service on a contractual basis for another person. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
    • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal 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.
    • County mayor: means and includes "county executive" unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Court order: means any order or decree of a judge, magistrate or court of competent jurisdiction. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102
    • Custodian: means a person, other than a parent or legal guardian, who stands in loco parentis to the child or a person to whom temporary legal custody of the child has been given by order of a court. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102
    • Custody: means the control of actual physical care of the child and includes the right and responsibility to provide for the physical, mental, moral and emotional well-being of the child. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102
    • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
    • Department: means the department of children's services. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102
    • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
    • Detention: means temporary confinement in a secure or closed type of facility that is under the direction or supervision of the court or a facility that is designated by the court or other authority as a place of confinement for juveniles. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102
    • Devise: To gift property by will.
    • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
    • 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.
    • Evidence-based: means policies, procedures, programs, and practices demonstrated by scientific research to reliably produce reductions in recidivism or has been rated as effective by a standardized program evaluation tool. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102
    • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
    • Fair Credit Reporting Act: A federal law, established in 1971 and revised in 1997, that gives consumers the right to see their credit records and correct any mistakes. Source: OCC
    • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
    • 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.
    • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
    • Foster care: means the temporary placement of a child in the custody of the department of children's services or any agency or institution, whether public or private, for care outside the home of a parent or relative, by blood or marriage, of the child, whether the placement is by court order, voluntary placement agreement, surrender of parental rights or otherwise. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102
    • Foster parent: means , for purposes other than §. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102
    • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
    • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
    • 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: 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.
    • 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.
    • Juvenile court: means the general sessions court in all counties of this state, except in those counties and municipalities in which special juvenile courts are provided by law, and "judge" means judge of the juvenile court. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102
    • Licensee: means any contract security company licensed in accordance with this chapter. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
    • 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.
    • Month: means a calendar month. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • 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.
    • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Person: means any individual, firm, association, company, partnership, corporation, nonprofit organization, institution or similar entity. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
    • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
    • Principal corporate officer: means the chief executive officer, president, vice president, treasurer, secretary or comptroller, as well as any other responsible officer or executive employee who performs functions for the corporation corresponding to those performed by the chief executive officer, president, vice president, treasurer, secretary or comptroller. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
    • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
    • Probation: means casework service as directed by the court and pursuant to this part as a measure for the protection, guidance, and well-being of the child and child's family. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102
    • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    • Proprietary security organization: means any person or department of the organization that employs a security guard/officer solely for the person in an employer/employee relationship. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
    • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
    • Qualifying agent: means a principal corporate officer meeting the qualifications set forth in this chapter for operating a contract security company. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
    • Qualifying manager: means an individual designated by a proprietary security organization to be responsible for compliance with this chapter on behalf of the organization. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
    • 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
    • Registrant: means an individual who holds a valid registration card. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
    • Registration card: means a pocket card issued by the commissioner evidencing that the holder has met the qualifications required by this chapter to perform the duties of a security guard/officer in this state. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
    • 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
    • Restitution: means compensation that is accomplished through actual monetary payment to the victim of the offense by the child who committed the offense, or symbolically, through unpaid community service work by the child, for property damage or loss incurred as a result of the delinquent offense. See Tennessee Code 37-1-102
    • 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
    • safe baby court: means any court program created within this state that seeks to accomplish the goals stated in subsection (b) and that is established by a judge with jurisdiction over juvenile court matters. See Tennessee Code 37-1-902
    • Security guard and patrol service: means protection of persons or property, or both, from criminal activities, including, but not limited to:

      • (A) Prevention or detection, or both, of intrusion, unauthorized entry, larceny, vandalism, abuse, fire or trespass on private property. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102

      • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
      • 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
      • 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.
      • Street patrol service: means the utilization of foot patrols, motor patrols or any other means of transportation in public areas or on public thoroughfares in order to serve multiple customers or facilities. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
      • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
      • Sworn peace officer: means any individual who derives plenary or special law enforcement powers, such as the power of arrest, from, and is an employee of, a federal, state, or local governmental agency or instrumentality. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
      • 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.
      • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
      • Undercover agent: means an individual hired by another person, through a contract security company to perform a job in or for that person, and while performing the job, to act as an undercover employee, independent contractor or operative of the person, but under the supervision of the contract security company. See Tennessee Code 62-35-102
      • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      • 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