With everything dealt with, and no
veto session, the Louisiana Legislature Log presents its 2022 Louisiana
Legislature scorecard. Thirteen bills were selected and weighed for computation.
These were chosen mainly from the watch list compiled throughout the session.
For a bill’s vote to be selected, in one chamber there had to be more than one
legislator not voting for the winning or losing side.
Being that passage of bills depends upon the
seated membership of a body, not voting is counted as a negative vote. However,
if a legislator had a leave of absence granted for that day, his absent votes
weren’t counted for bills voted on that day and the score adjusted to take that
into account. In the case of constitutional amendments, the governor’s score was
Here are the bills with votes for final passage in every case on which the scorecard was computed, with the conservative/reform position and the weighing indicated: