§ 63-25-101 Short Title
§ 63-25-102 Legislative Findings
§ 63-25-103 Chapter Definitions
§ 63-25-104 Prohibited Representations — License Required — Construction
§ 63-25-105 Development of Therapeutic Dietary Regimens
§ 63-25-106 Board of Dietitian/nutritionist Examiners
§ 63-25-107 Powers and Duties of Board
§ 63-25-108 Applications for Licensure
§ 63-25-109 Issuance of Licenses — Temporary Permits
§ 63-25-110 Disciplinary Action
§ 63-25-111 Fees
§ 63-25-112 Failure to Renew License or Pay Fee — Revocation and Reinstatement of License
§ 63-25-113 Retirees

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 63 > Chapter 25 - Dietetics/nutrition Practice Act

  • 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.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Board: means the board of dietitian/nutritionist examiners. See Tennessee Code 63-25-103
  • Bodily injury: includes a cut, abrasion, bruise, burn or disfigurement, and physical pain or temporary illness or impairment of the function of a bodily member, organ, or mental faculty. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Deadly weapon: means :
    1. A firearm or anything manifestly designed, made or adapted for the purpose of inflicting death or serious bodily injury. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
    2. Department: means the department of health. See Tennessee Code 63-25-103
    3. Division: means the division of health related boards within the department. See Tennessee Code 63-25-103
    4. 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.
    5. Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
    6. Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
    7. Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
    8. 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.
    9. Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
    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. Knowing: means that a person acts knowingly with respect to the conduct or to circumstances surrounding the conduct when the person is aware of the nature of the conduct or that the circumstances exist. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
    12. Law enforcement officer: means an officer, employee or agent of government who has a duty imposed by law to:
      1. Maintain public order. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
      2. Minor: means any person under eighteen (18) years of age. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
      3. Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
      4. Obtain: includes , but is not limited to, the taking, carrying away or the sale, conveyance or transfer of title to or interest in or possession of property, and includes, but is not limited to, conduct known as larceny, larceny by trick, larceny by conversion, embezzlement, extortion or obtaining property by false pretenses. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
      5. Owner: means a person, other than the defendant, who has possession of or any interest other than a mortgage, deed of trust or security interest in property, even though that possession or interest is unlawful and without whose consent the defendant has no authority to exert control over the property. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
      6. Person: includes the singular and the plural and means and includes any individual, firm, partnership, copartnership, association, corporation, governmental subdivision or agency, or other organization or other legal entity, or any agent or servant thereof. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
      7. Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
      8. 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.
      9. Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
      10. Property: means anything of value, including, but not limited to, money, real estate, tangible or intangible personal property, including anything severed from land, library material, contract rights, choses-in-action, interests in or claims to wealth, credit, admission or transportation tickets, captured or domestic animals, food and drink, electric or other power. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
      11. Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
      12. 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
      13. 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).
      14. Serious bodily injury: means bodily injury that involves:
        1. A substantial risk of death. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
        2. Services: includes labor, skill, professional service, transportation, telephone, mail, gas, electricity, steam, water, cable television, entertainment subscription service or other public services, accommodations in hotels, restaurants or elsewhere, admissions to exhibitions, use of vehicles or other movable property, and any other activity or product considered in the ordinary course of business to be a service, regardless of whether it is listed in this subdivision (a)(37) or a specific statute exists covering the same or similar conduct. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
        3. 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
        4. Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
        5. Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
        6. Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
        7. Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
        8. Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
        9. United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        10. written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
        11. Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105