Georgia State Representative Thomas "Tom" Darrell Weldon, Jr., District 3, successfully represents constituents of Whitfield and Catoosa Counties.
The Juvenile Justice Committee Chairman also sits as Vice Chair for the Code Revision Committee, Secretary for the Retirement Committee and serves on the Appropriations, Banks and Banking, Rules and Judiciary Committees.
Continuously reelected since 2008 the chairman runs in the 2014 election with no opposition.
During the 2013-2014 Regular Session Weldon sponsored HB 178, the Georgia Pain Management Clinic Act; enact.
Weldon created this piece of legislation to help doctors and pharmacists keep accurate records of all medications prescribed to patients.
"This bill is a step toward enabling physicians and pharmacists to share information that will allow them to better care for their patients while simultaneously tracking drug abusers and traffickers," said Weldon.
The prescription drug monitoring program creates an electronic database for Schedule II, III, IV and V prescriptions that are dispensed in Georgia. The measure insures the safety of patients obtaining similar prescriptions from different doctors.
"I have shared an office with Tom Weldon for two years and actually turned down a larger office to join him because of his genuine and noble character. Tom is a good husband, father, attorney, and a servant of the people of Georgia.
"These are the attributes which are among the most important qualities of a person. I am proud to serve in the Georgia House of Representatives with Tom." said former Georgia Senator and now State Representative, District 27 Lee Hawkins.
Congressman Weldon is also known for being a fierce attorney who represents clients in Georgia as well as Tennessee.
Weldon's "Let me help you in whatever case you are facing" mission enables his non-deterrent talents to soar.
The legal expert and politician specializes in: civil litigation, personal injury, family law and criminal law.
The Christian father of four is married to his "best friend and soul mate who is beautiful inside and out," Wendy Brown Weldon. Together the couple have four children and reside in Ringgold Georgia.