Lightford Mental Health Bill Signed Into Law || Welch Named Chairman of House Education Committee

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews A bill that would require students to undergo social and emotional screenings as part of the process for enrolling in school was signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner on Jan. 20. State Sen. Kimberly Lightford (4th), the bill’s primary sponsor, introduced the legislative proposal in 2015. State Rep. Camille Y. Lilly (78th) was the bill’s lead … Continue reading Lightford Mental Health Bill Signed Into Law || Welch Named Chairman of House Education Committee