Part 1 Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed (Personal) Property Act
Part 2 Abandoned Cultural Property Act

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 66 > Chapter 29

  • Abandoned cultural property: means cultural property meeting the following three (3) conditions:

    (A) The property shall have been deposited with a museum, historical society, or similar not-for-profit institution for a period of at least twenty (20) years. See

  • Banking organization: means any national bank or state bank, trust company, savings bank, industrial bank, land bank, safe deposit company, or private banker. See
  • Business association: means any corporation, other than a public corporation, joint stock company, business trust, partnership cooperative, or any association for business purposes of two (2) or more individuals. See
  • 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
  • Cultural property: means any work of art, regardless of the medium. See
  • Financial organization: means any savings and loan association, building and loan association, credit union, cooperative bank, or investment company. See
  • Holder: means any person in possession of property subject to this chapter belonging to another, or who is trustee in case of a trust, or is indebted to another on an obligation subject to this part. See
  • Life insurance corporation: means any association or corporation transacting the business of insurance on the lives of persons or insurance appertaining thereto, including, but not by way of limitation, endowments and annuities. See
  • Local government: means any municipality or county located in Tennessee. See
  • Museum: means those museums and art galleries owned or operated by the state of Tennessee or any political subdivision of the state, and those museums, historical societies, and art galleries owned and operated by not-for-profit corporations. See
  • Owner: means a depositor in case of a deposit, a beneficiary in case of a trust, a creditor, claimant, or payee in case of other choses in action, or any person having a legal or equitable interest in property subject to this part, or the legal representative of such person. See
  • Person: means any individual, business association, government or political subdivision, public corporation, public authority, estate, trust, two (2) or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity, whether such person is acting in such person's own right or in a representative or trusteefiduciary capacity. See
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Property: means tangible personalty located in this state and all intangible personalty. See
  • Property: includes both personal and real property. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • real property: include lands, tenements and hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. 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
  • Savings and loan association: includes a building and loan association, a federal or state savings and loan association, a federal savings bank, and any other financial institution, the accounts of which are insured by the federal savings and loan insurance corporation (FSLIC) or any successor of such corporation. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • 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
  • Treasurer: means the state treasurer. See
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Utility: means any person who owns or operates for public use, any plant, equipment, property, franchise, or license for the transmission of communications or the production, storage, transmission, sale, delivery, or furnishing of electricity, water, steam, or gas. See
  • 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