§ 63-26-101 Short title
§ 63-26-102 Chapter definitions
§ 63-26-103 Prohibited practices
§ 63-26-106 Personnel
§ 63-26-107 Cumulative deficit of the board of electrolysis examiners — Disposition of fees — Expenditures
§ 63-26-108 Powers and duties of commissioner of health
§ 63-26-109 Setting of fees
§ 63-26-110 Civil liability
§ 63-26-111 Qualifications of applicants
§ 63-26-112 Qualifications to be instructor
§ 63-26-113 Examinations
§ 63-26-114 Reexamination
§ 63-26-115 Licensing without examination
§ 63-26-116 Licensing of instructors without examination
§ 63-26-117 Waiver of examination
§ 63-26-118 Issuance of license — Display — Changes
§ 63-26-119 Authority over educational programs — Fraudulent or deceptive promotions
§ 63-26-120 Renewal of licenses — Revocation and reinstatement
§ 63-26-121 Retirement from practice
§ 63-26-122 Unlawful practice
§ 63-26-123 Grounds for suspending, revoking or denying a license
§ 63-26-124 Administrative procedures
§ 63-26-125 Enjoining prohibited practices
§ 63-26-126 Assistance of district attorneys general
§ 63-26-127 Penalties — Disposition of fines

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 63 > Chapter 26 - Electrologists 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of health and includes designees of the commissioner of health. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • County mayor: means and includes "county executive" unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Electrologist: means any person practicing electrolysis for the permanent removal of hair. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • Electrology: means the art and practice relating to the removal of hair from the normal skin of the human body by application of an electric current to the hair papilla by means of a needle or needles so as to cause growth inactivity of the hair papilla and thus permanently remove the hair. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • Electrology instructor: means an electrologist who is licensed by the commissioner to practice and teach electrology. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • Electrolysis: means the process by which the hair is removed from the normal skin by the application of an electric current to the hair root by means of a needle or needles, whether the process employs direct electric current or short wave alternating electric current or combination of both, or by FDA approved laser beam process designated for permanent hair removal. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • 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.
  • Executor: includes an administrator, where the subject matter applies to an administrator. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Personal 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • School: means an electrology school teaching the art of electrology. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105