Politician Info
F Brian Kelsey (R - TN) JAIL TIME FOR POSSESSION

Holds office State Senate District 31

Biography

Born December 22, 1977

Christian

Attorney, The Kelsey Firm, PLLC

B.A. with honors, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

J.D., Georgetown University

Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee

Member, Senate Education Committee

Member, Joint Fiscal Review Committee

Position on Marijuana Decriminalization

AGAINST DECRIM

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. 


http://humphreyonthehill.tnjournal.net/ag-says-city-marijuana-decriminalization-ordinances-invalid/

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. 

Votes
Contact Brian Kelsey

Email: sen.brian.kelsey@capitol.tn.gov

Web: https://www.briankelsey.org/

Phone: 615-741-3036

Address

425 5th Avenue North Suite 742 Cordell Hull Building

Nashville, TN 37243

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