2019 Tennessee Code
Title 45 - Banks and Financial Institutions
Chapter 7 - Money Transmission
Part 2 - Money Transmitters
§ 45-7-205. License qualifications.
(a) Each applicant for a license must demonstrate, and each licensee must maintain a net worth of not less than one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000) computed according to generally accepted accounting principles. Persons transmitting or proposing to transmit money shall have an additional net worth of twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) per additional location or agent located in Tennessee, as applicable, to a maximum of five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000).
(b) Every corporate applicant, at the time of filing of an application for a license under this part and at all times after a license is issued, shall be in good standing in the state of its incorporation. All noncorporate applicants shall, at the time of the filing of an application for a license under this part and at all times after a license is issued, be qualified to do business in the state.
(c) Subject to the commissioner's discretion, no person shall be licensed under this part to do business in the state if the person has been adjudged guilty of any felony within the last ten (10) years or if an executive officer, key shareholder or director of the person has been so adjudged.
(d) The applicant must demonstrate experience, character, and general fitness to command the confidence of the public and warrant the belief that the business to be operated will be operated lawfully and fairly.