Tennessee Code Title 47. Commercial Instruments and Transactions § 47-18-5102

As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:

(1) “Building materials” means lumber, construction tools, windows, and anything else used in the building or rebuilding of property;

(2) “Consumer food item” means any article that is used or intended for use for food, drink, confection, or condiment by a person or animal;

(3) “Emergency supplies” includes, but is not limited to, water, flashlights, radios, batteries, candles, blankets, soap, diapers, temporary shelters, tape, toiletries, plywood, nails, and hammers;

(4) “Gasoline” means any fuel used to power any motor vehicle or power tool;

(5) “Goods” has the same meaning as provided in § 47-18-103 ;

(6) “Housing” means any rental housing leased on a month-to-month term;

(7) “Medical supplies” includes, but is not limited to, prescription and nonprescription medications, bandages, gauze, isopropyl alcohol, and antibacterial products;

(8) “Person” has the same meaning as provided in § 47-18-103 ;

(9) “Repair or reconstruction services” means services performed by any person for repairs to residential or commercial property of any type that is damaged as a result of a disaster or terrorist attack;

(10) “Services” has the same meaning as provided in § 47-18-103 ;

(11) “State of emergency” means a natural or man-made disaster or emergency resulting from terrorist attack, war, strike, civil disturbance, tornado, earthquake, fire, flood, or any other natural disaster declared by the president of the United States or by the governor pursuant to title 58, chapter 2, part 1;  and

(12) “Transportation, freight, and storage services” means any service that is performed by any company that contracts to move, store, or transport personal or business property or rents equipment for those purposes.


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