Holds office State Senate District 31
Born December 22, 1977
Attorney, The Kelsey Firm, PLLC
B.A. with honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J.D., Georgetown UniversityChair, Senate Judiciary Committee
Member, Senate Education Committee
Member, Joint Fiscal Review Committee
Voted IN FAVOR of stripping Memphis and Nashville ofDecrim. Votes “Aye” on HB0173/SB0173
As enacted, clarifies thatstate law preempts local government enactments with respect to the regulationof and appropriate sanctions for conduct involving drugs and other similarsubstances.
The opinion from Attorney General Herbert Slatery, requested by Sen. Brian Kelsey and Rep. Ron Lollar, says that the state’s Drug Control Act establishes penalties for marijuana and city governments to not have authority to lessen the penalty.
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