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TENNESSEE COMPILATION OF SELECTED LAWS ON CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES, 2011 EDITION

TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED

Title 68 Health, Safety and Environmental Protection

Health

Chapter 10 Sexually Transmitted Diseases

68-10-101. Chapter definitions.

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

(1) “Commissioner” means the commissioner of health or the commissioner's designee; or in the absence of the commissioner, the deputy commissioner;

(2) “Department” means the department of health;

(3) “Forms” means the certificates that are authorized, prepared and distributed by the department to carry out this chapter;

(4) “Sexually transmitted disease” (STD) means any disease that is transmitted primarily through sexual practices and is identified in rules and regulations of the department; and

(5) “Test” means a test approved by the department to determine possible infection with STDs.

Acts 1988, ch. 695, §§ 1, 2; T.C.A. § 68-10-112.

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