§ 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.
  • 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.
  • Board: means the board of dietitian/nutritionist examiners. See Tennessee Code 63-25-103
  • 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.
  • Defendant: means a person accused of an offense under this title and includes any person who aids or abets the commission of such offense. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
  • Department: means the department of health. See Tennessee Code 63-25-103
  • Division: means the division of health related boards within the department. See Tennessee Code 63-25-103
  • 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.
  • Force: means compulsion by the use of physical power or violence and shall be broadly construed to accomplish the purposes of this title. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Government: means the state or any political subdivision of the state, and includes any branch or agency of the state, a county, municipality or other political subdivision. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
  • Harm: means anything reasonably regarded as loss, disadvantage or injury, including harm to another person in whose welfare the person affected is interested. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
  • Judgement: The official decision of a court finally determining the respective rights and claims of the parties to a suit.
  • 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
  • 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. 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.
    4. 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.
    5. 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
    6. Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
    7. Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
    8. Reckless: means that a person acts recklessly with respect to circumstances surrounding the conduct or the result of the conduct when the person is aware of, but consciously disregards a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the circumstances exist or the result will occur. See Tennessee Code 39-11-106
    9. 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.
    10. 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
    11. 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
    12. Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
    13. Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
    14. United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    15. written: includes printing, typewriting, engraving, lithography, and any other mode of representing words and letters. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
    16. Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105