§ 66-32-301 Short title
§ 66-32-302 Part definitions
§ 66-32-303 Disclosures to purchasers
§ 66-32-304 Cancellation of contracts
§ 66-32-305 Inducements – Disclosures
§ 66-32-306 Purchasers’ remedies
§ 66-32-307 Prerequisites to selling membership camping contracts
§ 66-32-308 Violations – Penalties
§ 66-32-309 Exemptions
§ 66-32-310 Violation of Tennessee Consumer Protection Act
§ 66-32-311 Retail Installment Sales Act applicable
§ 66-32-312 Void agreement – Waiver of cancellation provisions

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 66 > Chapter 32 > Part 3 - Membership Camping Act

  • Blanket encumbrance: means any mortgage, deed of trust, option to purchase, vendor's lien or interest under a contract or agreement of sale, or other material financing lien or encumbrance granted by the membership camping operator, which secures or evidences the obligation to pay money or to sell or convey any campgrounds located in this state made available to purchasers by the membership camping operator or any portion thereof and which authorizes, permits, or requires the foreclosure or other disposition of the campground affected. See Tennessee Code 66-32-302
  • Campground: means real property owned or operated by a membership camping operator which is available for camping by purchasers of membership camping contracts. See Tennessee Code 66-32-302
  • 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
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Developer: means , in the case of any given property, any person or entity which is in the business of creating or which is in the business of selling its own time-share intervals in any time-share program. See Tennessee Code 66-32-102
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • 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.
  • Facilities: means the following amenities provided and located on property owned or operated by a membership camping operator: camping sites, rental trailers or cabins, swimming pools, sport courts, recreation buildings, and trading posts or grocery stores. See Tennessee Code 66-32-302
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Holder: includes the seller who acquires a membership camping contract or, if the contract is purchased, a financing agency or other assignee that purchases the contract. See Tennessee Code 66-32-302
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Membership camping contract: means an agreement offered or sold within this state evidencing a purchaser's title to, interest in, right or license to use, for more than thirty (30) days, the campgrounds and facilities of a membership camping operator and includes a membership which provides for this use. See Tennessee Code 66-32-302
  • Membership camping operator: means any enterprise, other than one that is tax exempt under §. See Tennessee Code 66-32-302
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Nondisturbance agreement: means an instrument by which the holder of a blanket encumbrance agrees that:
    (A) Its rights in any campground made available to purchasers by the membership camping operator shall be subordinate to the rights of purchasers from and after the recordation of the instrument. See Tennessee Code 66-32-302
  • 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.
  • Offer: means any solicitation reasonably designed to result in the entering into of a membership camping contract. See Tennessee Code 66-32-302
  • Offering: means any offer to sell, solicitation, inducement or advertisement whether by radio, television, newspaper, magazine or by mail, whereby a person is given an opportunity to acquire a time-share interval within a project located either within or outside the state. See Tennessee Code 66-32-102
  • 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: means any individual, corporation, partnership, company, and any other form of multiple organization for carrying on foreign or domestic business, other than a government or a subdivision of a government. See Tennessee Code 66-32-302
  • property: means all of the real property subject to a project instrument, and containing more than one (1) unit. See Tennessee Code 66-32-102
  • Purchaser: means a person who enters into a membership camping contract and obtains the right to use the camping or outdoor facilities of a membership camping operator. See Tennessee Code 66-32-302
  • Right of rescission: Right to cancel, within three business days, a contract that uses the home of a person as collateral, except in the case of a first mortgage loan. There is no fee to the borrower, who receives a full refund of all fees paid. The right of rescission is guaranteed by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). Source: OCC
  • sell: means entering into, or other disposition, of a membership camping contract for value, but the term "value" does not include a fee to offset the reasonable costs of transfer of a membership camping contract. See Tennessee Code 66-32-302
  • Seller: means a membership camping operator. See Tennessee Code 66-32-302
  • 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
  • Time-share project: means any real property that is subject to a time-share program. See Tennessee Code 66-32-102
  • 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