2010 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 16 - Offenses Against Administration of Government
Part 5 - Interference with Government Operations
39-16-501 - Definitions for interference with government operations offenses.
39-16-501. Definitions for interference with government operations offenses.
As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:
(1) Public servant means a person elected, selected, employed or otherwise designated as one (1) of the following, even if the person has not yet qualified for office or assumed the duties:
(A) An officer, employee, or agent of government;
(B) A juror or grand juror;
(C) An arbitrator or other person who is authorized by law or private written contract to hear or determine a controversy;
(D) An attorney or notary public performing a governmental function; or
(E) A candidate for nomination or election to public office; and
(2) Statement means any representation of fact.
[Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 1.]
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