Rep. Maurice A. West II

(D-Rockford)
67th District
Rep Maurice West

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Springfield Office:
237-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-3167
District Office:
200 S. Wyman
Suite 304
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 987-7433
Biography
Full-time legislator; ordained minister; M.A., Chicago School of Professional Psychology; B.S., Illinois College; former director of the Career Development at Rockford University; served on boards for Community Action Agency, Rockford Area Arts Council and Rockford Association for Minority Management; award-winning music composer; married.
West Passes Bill to Prevent Drivers from “Streaming”

West Passes Bill to Prevent Drivers from “Streaming”

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Concerned about new factors that can cause distracted driving, state Rep. Maurice West II, D-Rockford, passed a measure out of the House this week that would explicitly prohibit drivers from watching videos or movies on their phone while driving.

West Passes Bill Aimed at Addressing Student Mental  Health and Suicide Concerns

West Passes Bill Aimed at Addressing Student Mental Health and Suicide Concerns

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Committed to addressing student mental health and youth suicide concerns, state Rep. Maurice West II, D-Rockford, passed legislation Thursday in the Illinois House that further directs school districts to offer a specialized training program to employees so that they may better assist students who are developing or experiencing a mental health disorder.

West Supported Proposal Focuses on College Student Mental Health

West Supported Proposal Focuses on College Student Mental Health

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Concerned that college students are not receiving the mental health resources they need, state Rep. Maurice West II, D-Rockford, recently helped pass legislation that would require public colleges to develop systems of support for students who may be experiencing mental health crises.