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Appendix 9―Chronological list of Standing Orders Committee and Procedure Committee reports1 (with subjects covered)

Report
Subject
Date adopted including reference to any debate1

First report of the First Session (1901–02)

Tabled: 6/6/1901

Journal No. 10, p.25

The temporary adoption by the Senate of Standing Orders of the House of Assembly of South Australia, with alterations

6/6/1901, J.25,
SD, pp.747–49

Second report of the First Session (1901–02)

Tabled: 20/6/1901

L 1.–F.7312

Prayers

Chairman of Committees

Quorum of the Standing Orders Committee

20/6/1901, J.41,
SD, pp.1338–39;

26/6/1901*, J.49,
SD, pp.1568–78

Third report of the First Session (1901–02)

Tabled: 9/10/1901

L 7.–F.11991

The Standing Orders Committee’s consideration of draft Standing Orders and recommendations for adoption of revised Senate Standing Orders

9/10/1901, J.179,
SD, pp.5745–46;

11/12/1901, J.241,
SD, pp.8495–97;

10/6/1903, J.16,
SD, pp.654–85;

11/6/1903, J.20,
SD, pp.748–86;

12/6/1903, J.23–4,
SD, pp.862–75;

17/6/1903, J.26–9,
SD, pp.969–1011;

18/6/1903, J.32,
SD, pp.1064–73;

12/8/1903, J.119,
SD, pp.3429–47;

13/8/1903, J.123,
SD, pp.3510–35;

18/8/1903, J.130,
SD, pp.3723–28;

19/8/1903*, J.134
SD, p.3847

Memorandum re Procedure on Requests on Bills

Tabled: 26/8/1902

Journal No. 164, p.517

Procedure on bills which the Senate may not amend

26/8/1902, J.517,
SD, pp.15311–20

First report of the Second Session (1903)

Tabled: 4/6/1903

S.1.–F. 4835

Proceedings on bills which the Senate may not amend

Appointment of Committee of Disputed Returns and Qualifications

Considered concurrently with the Third Report of the First Session

Second report of the Second Session (1903)

Tabled: 23/7/1903

S.3.–F.6704

Proposed standing orders

Considered concurrently with the Third Report of the First Session – from 12/8/1903 onward

First report of the Third Session (1904)

Tabled: 21/4/1904

S.2.–F.4507

Powers of the President to make rulings and/or interpret the Standing Orders where any scenario may arise that present them inoperable

Records of rulings by the President

18/5/1904, J.39,
SD, pp.1262–66

Second report of the Third Session (1904)

Tabled: 23/11/1904

S.6.–F.12146

Report on the Parliamentary Evidence Bill: powers of the Parliament to call for witnesses and evidence

 

Report of the Senate and House of Representatives Standing Orders Committees

Tabled: 18/8/1905

S.2.–F.8278

Resumption of proceedings on lapsed bills

 

First report of the Fourth Session (1905)

Tabled: 22/11/1905

Journal No. 50, p.177

Adjournment debate

Committee of the Whole

30/11/1905, J.200,
SD, pp.6064–65;

6/12/1905*, J.211,
SD, pp.6287–90

Second report of the Fourth Session (1905)

Tabled: 14/12/1905

S.7.–F.12431

Instructions to committees of the whole

20/12/1905, J.254,
SD, pp.7445–55

First report of the Eighth Session (1908)

Tabled: 15/10/1908

S.1.–F.13075

Opening of Parliament – address–in–reply

Term of office of the Office of the President

Chairman of Committees

Standing committees

Quorum at the commencement of sitting

Bills, including: introduction, Committal, certificates, requests, transmission to the House of Representatives

Debate: relevance

Objection to ruling of the President

9/9/1909, J.119–23,
SD, pp.3202–30;

10/9/1909*, J.125–26,
SD, pp.3306–20

First report of the Tenth Session (1910)

Tabled: 24/11/1910

Journal No. 64, p.228

Disallowance motions having precedence over other business

24/11/1910, J.228,
SD, p.6781

First report of the Fourteenth Session (1914)

Tabled: 10/6/1914

S.1.–F.7198

Quorum

Business interrupted by sessional order

Questions on notice

Notices of motion

Standing committees: meeting during the sittings of Senate (new SO 38A)

Voting

Payment of certain witnesses before committees

Receipt of messages from the House of Representatives

(Language changes and renumbering)

11/6/1914, J.79–80,
SD, pp.1998–2003

First report of the Seventeenth Session
(1917–19)

Tabled: 16/6/1919

S.4.–F.11101

Proposed new standing order 416a

30/7/1919, J.362,
SD, p.11027;

6/8/1919*, J.364

Second report of the Seventeenth Session
(1917–19)

Tabled: 7/8/1919

S.5.–F.12282

Time limits for speeches

13/8/1919, J.369–71,
SD, pp.11476–527;

15/8/1919*, J.375,
SD, pp.11586–94

First report of the Nineteenth Session (1922)

Tabled: 4/10/1922

S.2.–F.14331

Vacation of the Office of the President

Election of the President

Temporary Chairmen

Meeting of the Senate

Quorum

Business of the Senate

Voting

Calling of senators

Records of proceedings and divisions

Time limits to speeches

5/10/1922, J.107,
SD, p.3199

First report of the Twenty–third Session (1926–28)

Tabled: 11/2/1926

S.1.–F.2081

Proposed new standing order 407a – limitation of debate on urgent bills

3/3/1926, J.45,
SD, pp.1212–23

First report of the Twenty–fifth Session (1929–31)

Tabled: 24/7/1931

S.5.–F.2154

Establishment of the Regulations and Ordinances Committee

Reference of bills to committees

4/3/1932, J.27–29,
SD, pp.647–57;

11/3/1932*, J.45–46,
SD, pp.1007–13

First report of the Twenty–sixth Session (1932–34)

Tabled: 31/7/1934

S.3.–F.3178

Election of President

Reference of bills to committees

Debate on the first and second reading stages of bills that the Senate cannot amend

1/8/1934, J.459–61,
SD, pp.967–77

First report of the Twenty–eighth Session (1937)

Tabled: 26/8/1937

S.1.–F.4679

Amendments to standing orders: 13, 36a, 64, 190, 246, 284, 291, 357, 382, 407, 422,

1/9/1937, J.44,
SD, pp.347–50

 

First report of the Twenty–ninth Session (1937–40)

Tabled: 20/10/1938

S.1.–F.6048

Urgency motions

2/11/1938, J.112,
SD, pp.1173–77

First report of the Thirty–eighth Session (1951–53)

Tabled: 16/10/1953

S.2.–F.4555

Opening of Parliament

20/10/1953, J.402

First report of the Forty–ninth Session (1964–66)

Tabled: 25/11/1965

PP No. 244/1965

Amendments to Standing Orders, including:

–opening of parliament

–Temporary Chairmen of Committee

–absence of the Clerk

–committees: Standing Orders; Privileges; Library; House; Printing; Regulations and Ordinances; Disputed Returns and Qualifications

–adjournment

–urgency motions

–business interrupted by sessional orders

–rules for questions

–motions

–divisions

–unparliamentary language

–putting of question

–disclosure of unpublished evidence of select committees

–payment to certain witnesses before committees

–committee of the whole

–messages

–Acts of Parliament

2/12/1965, J.427,
SD, p.2034

First report of the Fifty–first Session (1968–69)

Tabled: 5/3/1969

PP No. 1/1969

Questions on notice

20/5/1969, J.467,
SD, pp.1345–46

(this is a reference to debate on a statement by the President relating to the subject of the report)

26/9/1969*, J.644

Second report of the Fifty–first Session (1968–69)

Tabled: 21/5/1969

PP No. 37/1969

Questions on notice

Anticipation of debate

Disclosure of select committee evidence

21/5/1969, J.471,
SD, pp.1401–02
26/9/1969*, J.644

First report of the Fifty–second Session (1970–72)

Tabled: 3/3/1970

PP No. 1/1970

Disclosure of unpublished evidence of select committees (SO 308)

7/4/1970, J.49,
SD, p.568

Second report of the Fifty–second Session (1970–72)

Tabled: 17/3/1970

PP No. 2 of 1970

Standing committees

Order of the day for consideration discharged from the Notice Paper, 20/8/1970, J.285; report superseded by three motions to establish a committee system, debated 4/6/1970, SD, pp.2048–74, and 11/6/1970, SD, pp.2342–67

Third report of the Fifty–second Session (1970–72)

Tabled: 3/6/1970

PP No. 85/1970

Publications committee (new SO 36)

12/6/1970, J.200,
SD, pp.2409–10

Fourth report of the Fifty–second Session (1970–72)

Tabled: 17/8/1971

PP No. 111/1971

Committee memberships

Publications Committee

Disallowance motions

Urgency motions

Questions on notice

Committee of the whole – requests

Presentation of committee reports out of session

Rights of witnesses

Broadcasting committee hearings

Time limits on debate

Suspension of Standing Orders to eliminate delay in passage of bills

19/8/1971, J.655–56,
SD, pp.201–27;

16/9/1971, J.692–93,
SD, pp.835–61;

22/3/1972*, J.917–19,
SD, pp.800–4, 807–28

Fifth report of the Fifty–second Session (1970–72)

Tabled: 20/9/1972

PP No. 134/1972

In camera evidence before estimates committees

28/9/1972, J.1146,
SD, pp.1331–32

Sixth report of the Fifty–second Session (1970–72)

Tabled: 12/10/1972

PP No. 178/1972

Urgency motions

Disallowance motions

 

Seventh report of the Fifty–second Session (1970–72)

Tabled: 27/10/1972

PP No. 222/1972

Senate committees meeting after dissolution of the House of Representatives

27/10/1972, J.1224,
SD, p.2136–37

First report of the Fifty–sixth Session (1974–75)

Tabled: 19/11/1974

PP No. 275/1974

Presentation of petitions

20/11/1974, J.347

Second report of the Fifty–sixth Session (1974–75)

Tabled: 28/11/1974

PP No. 276/1974

Questions directed to Chairman of committees

Calling for divisions

Duration of division and quorum bells

Suspension of standing orders to eliminate delay in passage of bills

Calling of committee meetings

11/2/1975*, J.495–99,
SD, pp.17–37; 43–50;

19/8/1975, J.851–54,
SD, pp.22–29;

20/8/1975, J.860,
SD, pp.72–79

Third report of the Fifty–sixth Session (1974–75)

Tabled: 4/12/1974

PP No. 277/1974

Publication of answers to questions on notice

Incorporation of speeches in Hansard

Speakers lists

Motion for adjournment to debate matter of urgency

Time limits to speeches on bills

11/2/1975*, J.495–99,
SD, pp.17–37; 43–50;

19/8/1975, J.851–54,
SD, pp.22–29;

20/8/1975, J.860
SD, pp.72–79

First report of the Fifty–seventh Session (1976–77)

Tabled: 15/2/1977

PP No. 1/1977

Tabling of fifth edition of Odgers’ Australian Senate Practice (this report looks at issues of identifying original documents tabled, order for printing, and alterations to the printed from the tabled original)

15/3/1977, J.21–2,
SD, pp.128–35

Second report of the Fifty–seventh Session (1976–77)

Tabled: 22/2/1977

PP No. 2/1977

Incorporating speeches in Hansard

Reading of speeches

Offensive statements about legislative bodies and members thereof (reflection)

Questions without notice

Questions on notice

Motions, by leave, to take note of papers

Legislative and general purpose standing committees – incorporation in the standing orders

Estimates committees – incorporation in the standing orders

Attendance of Committee members’ staff at committee meetings

15/3/1977, J.22,
SD, pp.135–43, 155–78;

16/3/1977*, J.26–7,
SD, pp.195–6

First report of the Fifty–ninth Session (1978–80)

Tabled: 2/3/1978

PP No. 27/1978

Motion to debate matter of urgency

Petitions – conformity

SO 364 – tabling of quoted documents

Procedure in relation to taking note of papers

Estimates committees

Televising of public hearings of legislative and general purpose standing committees

7/3/1978, J.56–7,
SD, pp.386–404;

8/3/1978**, J.60,
SD, pp.428–9;

16/3/1978**, J.81,
SD, pp.679–94

 

 

 

** partly adopted on each occasion

Second report of the Fifty–ninth Session (1978–80)

Tabled: 3/5/1978

PP No. 20/1978

Estimates committees – staffing arrangements

Government consideration of Senate committee reports

SO 66a – precedence of motions for the disallowance of certain instruments

Selection of Bills Committee

16/8/1978, J.303–4,
SD, pp.87–106

Third report of the Fifty–ninth Session (1978–80)

Tabled: 30/5/1978

PP No. 21/1978

Committee memberships

16/8/1978, J.302–3,
SD, pp.83–7

Fourth report of the Fifty–ninth Session (1978–80)

Tabled: 2/5/1979

PP No. 70/1979

Regulations and Ordinances Committee

Transfer of notice of motion for disallowance

Estimates committees – seniority of witnesses

Government consideration of Senate committee reports

Precedence to government statements on Parliamentary committee reports

Urgency motion and discussion of matter of public importance

Committees – reference of bills

Proceedings on the report of an offence

23/8/1979, J.883–84,
SD, pp.197–218

Fifth report of the Fifty–ninth Session (1978–80)

Tabled: 31/3/1980

PP No. 50/1980

Question time:

–giving notice of questions

–supplementary questions on deferred answers

–termination of question time

Quotation of unparliamentary language in debate

Presentation of committee reports

Granting of leave

Estimates committees:

–taking of in camera evidence

–committee staff

–appearance of ministers who are members of the House of Representatives

Disorder in Senate committees

Televising Senate proceedings

Display of State Arms or insignia in the Chamber

Reflections upon the judiciary

Introduction of new business after 10.30 pm (SO 68)

Suspension of senators

26/2/1981, J.109, 111–12,
SD, pp.173–87, 198–207;

11/3/1981, J.142–44,
SD, pp.531–49;

2/4/1981, J.188–89,
SD, pp.1084–94;

28/4/1981*, J.213–14,
SD, pp.1415–23

First report of the Sixtieth Session (1980–82)

Tabled: 15/10/1981

PP No. 361/1981

Membership of the Standing Orders Committee

Deputy President of the Senate

Presentation and consideration of government reports

22/10/1981, J.589–90,
SD, pp.1556–62

Second report of the Sixtieth Session (1980–82)

Tabled: 11/11/1981

PP No. 360/1981

Urgency motions and matters of public importance

Transfer of notice of motion for disallowance

Seconding of motions and amendments

Committees meeting during the sitting of the Senate

26/11/1981, J.716–17,
SD, pp.2704–5

Third report of the Sixtieth Session (1980–82)

Tabled: 20/4/1982

PP No. 82/1982

Consideration of committee reports

Time limits for speeches

Petitions

Question time

27/4/1982, J.865–67,
SD, pp.1526–47

28/4/1982, J.875,
SD, pp.1632–40;

29/4/1982*, J.882–83,
SD, pp.1681–88

Fourth report of the Sixtieth Session (1980–82)

Tabled: 10/11/1982

PP No. 274/1982

Televising Senate proceedings

11/11/1982, J.1216

Fifth report of the Sixtieth Session (1980–82)

Tabled: 23/11/1982

PP No. 313/1982

Petitions

25/11/1982, J.1260,
SD, pp.2849–54

First report of the Sixty–first Session (1983–84)

Tabled: 6/10/1983

PP No. 117/1983

Meetings of the Public Accounts Committee during sittings of the Senate

Scrutiny of Bills committee

Access to Senate documents

SO 406 – reading of speeches

1/3/1984, J.687–90,
SD, pp.271–81;

6/9/1984*, J.1083–87,
SD, pp.617–22

Second report of the Sixty–first Session (1983–84)

Tabled: 20/10/1983

PP No. 111/1983

SO 364 – tabling of documents quoted from in debate

 

Third report of the Sixty–first Session (1983–84)

Tabled: 15/6/1984

PP No. 112/1984

Pecuniary interests of senators

Incorporation of material in Hansard

 

First report of the Sixty–second Session (1985–87)

Tabled: 15/10/1985

PP No. 504/1985

SO 406 – reading of speeches

SO 363 tabling of documents quoted by ministers

Pecuniary interests of senators

 

Second report of the Sixty–second Session (1985–87)

Tabled: 14/11/1985

PP No. 504/1985

Presentation of draft bills

 

Third report of the Sixty–second Session (1985–87)

Tabled: 1/5/1986

PP No. 435/1986

Private interests of senators

 

Fourth report of the Sixty–second Session (1985–87)

Tabled: 20/11/1986

PP No. 435/1986

Time limits for the adjournment debate

Notices of motion

Matters of public and urgency motions

Time limits on debate

Consideration of Standing Order Committee reports

24/2/1987, J.1648–49,
SD, pp.544–55

Fifth report of the Sixty–second Session (1985–87)

Tabled: 30/3/1987

PP No. 169/1987

Consideration of government documents

Putting of amendments

 

Sixth report of the Sixty–second Session (1985–87)

Tabled: 13/5/1987

PP No. 169/1987

Meetings of the Public Accounts Committee during the sittings of the Senate

[See debate on reports of the Public Accounts Committee, nos 264 and 292, tabled 19/3/1987 and 1/12/1988, respectively]

First report of the Sixty–third Session (1987–89)2

Tabled: 2/11/1987

PP No. 215/1987

Publication of tabled papers

19/2/1988, J.504
SD, pp.316–18

Second report of the Sixty–third Session (1987–89)

Tabled: 26/11/1987

PP No. 215/1987

Motions for suspension of standing orders – limitation of debate

Written questions to departments prior to the hearings of estimates committees

19/2/1988, J.504,
SD, pp.318–21

Discharged from the Notice Paper 4/12/1989, J.2295

Third report of the Sixty–third Session (1987–89)

Tabled: 2/5/1989

PP No. 462/1989

Disclosure of in camera evidence

Written questions to departments prior to the hearings of estimates committees

Broadcasting of committee hearings

23/8/1990, J.236–37,
SD, pp.2032–41

 

Fourth report of the Sixty–third Session (1987–89)

Tabled: 15/6/1989

PP No. 463/1989

Notices of motion

23/8/1990, J.236–37,
SD, pp.2032–41

First report of 1990

Tabled: 22/8/1990

PP No. 436/1990

Conditions governing television broadcasting of Senate proceedings

Procedure for presentation of committee reports

23/8/1990, J.237,
SD, pp.2041–45;

12/2/1991*, J.723

Second report of 1990

Tabled: 21/12/1990

PP No. 435/1990

Electronic voting

Disclosure of in camera evidence

Question time

Televising and personal explanations

Estimates committee reports

Video recordings of proceedings

Government documents presented to the Senate

Tabling of ministerial statements

Resolutions and orders of the Senate

13/2/1991, J.733–34, 737–39,
SD, pp.386–413, 475–92

First report of 1991

Tabled: 22/8/1991

PP No. 462/1991

Powers of parliamentary secretaries

3/9/1991, J.1455–56

Second report of 1991

Tabled: 12/9/1991

PP No. 466/1991

Presentation of committee reports

Estimates committees

Deputy–Chairmen of standing committees

Calling of senators in debate

Restoration of bills to the Notice Paper

Government responses to committee reports

14/10/1991, J.1579–81,
SD, pp.1901–10

Discussion Paper

Tabled: 19/12/1991

PP No.

Estimates Committees and Appropriation Bills

6/5/1993, J.91, 96–102,
SD, pp.236–41, 302–20

First report of 1992

Tabled: 24/3/1992

PP No. 527/1992

Estimates committees and appropriation bills

Consideration of government documents

Proceedings on urgent bills

Presentation of committee reports

Attendance of other senators at committee meetings

Titles of office–holders

6/5/1993, J.91, 96–102,
SD, pp.236–41, 302–20

Second report of 1992

Tabled: 30/4/1992

PP No. 542/1992

Consideration of government documents: proposed amendment of SO 61

Attendance of other senators at committee meetings: proposed amendment of SO 27

6/5/1993, J.91, 96–102,
SD, pp.236–41, 302–20

Third report of 1992

Tabled: 15/10/1992

PP No. 510/1992

Production of documents to the Senate by ministers and the Freedom of Information Act

Estimates and Appropriation Bills: scope of questioning and debate

Vacation of the office of the President

Unparliamentary language

Question time

6/5/1993, J.91, 96–102,
SD, pp.236–41, 302–20

First report of 1993

Tabled: 29/9/1993

PP No. 158/1993

Motions for suspension of Standing Orders—Rulings by Mr President

 

Second report of 1993

Tabled: 30/9/1993

PP No. 212/1993

Times of sitting and order of business

Extension of house monitoring system

2/2/1994, J.1170–72, 1174–78,
SD, pp.172–93, 219–38

Third report of 1993

Tabled: 15/12/1993

PP No. 450/1993

Presentation of petitions by leave

Substitute members on committees

Notice of matters to be raised at supplementary hearings of estimates committees

 

First report of 1994

Tabled: 21/6/1994

PP No. 146/1994

Senate committee system

24/8/1994, J.2049–54,
SD, pp.166–92

Second report of 1994

Tabled: 10/11/1994

PP No. 223/1994

Presentation of documents and debate by leave

Questions time: relevance of answers

Inclusion of disallowed questions in Hansard

Equally divided votes

6/2/1995, J.2884,
SD, pp.549–57

First report of 1995

Tabled: 19/9/1995

PP No. 171/1995

Motions to take note of answers: the call in debate

Committee matters

Estimates hearings: matters raised by the Environment; Recreation, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee

Disclosure of minority reports to other members of a committee

Review of sitting times and routine of business

[These recommendations were included in the First Report of 1996, adopted 13/2/1997, J.1447]

Second report of 1995

Tabled: 23/10/1995

PP No. 284/1995

Allocation of questions at question time

Electronic meetings of committees

Committees: quorums and participating members

[These recommendations were included in the First Report of 1996, adopted 13/2/1997, J.1447]

Third report of 1995

Tabled: 21/11/1995

PP No. 477/1995

Reference of petitions to committees

Publication of the Notice Paper

Review of new sitting times and routine of business adopted in February 1994

[These recommendations were included in the First Report of 1996, adopted 13/2/1997, J.1447]

First report of 1996

Tabled: 4/11/1996

PP No. 194/1996

Section 53 of the Constitution

Incorporation into the standing orders of continuing and sessional orders

13/2/1997, J.1447

First report of 1997

Tabled: 27/2/1997

PP No. 22/1997

Conduct of estimates hearings

Points of order during divisions

Presentation of petitions

6/3/1997, J.1581,
SD, pp.1424–28

Second report of 1997

Tabled: 26/11/1997

PP No. 460/1997

Proposed amendment of standing order 26 to allow estimates hearings in camera

Declaration of interests

Treatment of Ombudsman’s reports

Consideration of government documents on Thursdays

Formal motions

Prayer

26/11/1997, J.2991,
SD, pp.9516–20

 

First report of 1998

Tabled: 3/12/1998

PP No. 176/1998

Presentation of documents by the President

Adjournment debate on Mondays

Membership of references committees

7/12/1998, J.287

First report of 1999

Tabled: 24/3/1999

PP No. 57/1999

Use of unpublished documents in dissenting reports

Appearance of private witnesses with departmental officers

Notices of motion, postponements and formal motions

Divisions

24/3/1999, J.613,
SD, pp.3183–85

25/3/1999, J.633,
SD, pp.3335–37;

22/4/1999, J.776,
SD, pp.4197–98;

29/4/1999*, J.815

Second report of 1999

Tabled: 21/10/1999

PP No. 360/1999

Use of motions to take note of answers

Putting of non–government amendments under a limitation of time

Reports on unproclaimed legislation

Estimates hearings: Matters raised by the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Registration of senators’ interests

22/11/1999, J.2008–9,
SD, pp.10318–22

 

First report of 2000

Tabled: 12/4/2000

PP No. 72/2000

Consideration of Auditor–General’s reports

10/5/2000, J.2692

Second report of 2000

Tabled: 6/12/2000

PP No. 440/2000

Estimates hearings: Supplementary hearings on additional estimates and parliamentary secretaries

6/2/2001, J.3861

First report of 2002

Tabled: 19/6/2002

PP No. 300/2002

Adjournment debate

Unanswered questions on notice

28/8/2002, J.685–86,
SD, pp.3845–48

Second report of 2002

Tabled: 18/11/2002

PP No. 579/2002

Chairs and quorums in committees

Adjournment debate on Tuesdays

19/11/2002, J.1145

First report of 2003

Presented: 17 March 2003

Tabled: 13/5/2003

PP No. 102/2003

Time of meeting on Tuesday

Senators breastfeeding infants

Deadline for receipt of bills

Presentation of the budget

Committee meetings during adjournment debate

Formal Motions

13/5/2003**, J.1774;

14/5/2003**, J.1797–99,
SD, pp.11071–75

** partly adopted on each occasion

Second report of 2003

Tabled: 21/8/2003

PP No. 176/2003

Publication of questions on notice and answers: protection by parliamentary privilege

8/9/2003, J.2287,
SD, p.14405

Third report of 2003

Tabled: 4/12/2003

PP No. 436/2003

Joint meetings to receive addresses by foreign heads of state

Reference of Tax Expenditures Statement to estimates hearings

28/10/2003, J.2630,
SD, pp.16993–17033 (reference debated);

11/5/2004*, J.3377–78,
SD, pp.22799–802

First report of 2004

Tabled: 29/3/2004

PP No. 82/2004

Divisions on Thursdays

Consideration of government documents

Formal motions

11/5/2004, J.3379,
SD, pp.22803–13

First report of 2005

Presented: 20/9/2005

Tabled: 5/10/2005

PP No. 225/2005

Storage of Senate documents

Unauthorised disclosure of committee proceedings

6/10/2005, J.1200

Second report of 2005

Presented: 28/10/2005

Tabled: 1/11/2005

PP No. 280/2005

Declaration of interests: registration of senators’ share tradings

Unanswered questions and orders for documents: proposed amendments of standing orders 74(5) and 164

Repeated motions for suspension of standing orders: ruling of the President of 14 September 2005

9/11/2005, J.1380–81

 

First report of 2006

Tabled: 10/8/2006

PP No. 149/2006

Restructuring the committee system

21/6/2006, J.2331,
SD, pp.111–47 (reference debated);

22/6/2006, J.2345,
SD, pp.41–53 (reference debated);

14/8/2006*, J.2474–82,
SD, pp.77–132

First report of 2008

Tabled: 17/9/2008

PP No. 334/2008

Restructuring question time

Reference of bills to committees

Questions to chairs of committees

Deputy Chairs of committees

Leave to make statements

17/9/2008, J.368,
SD, pp.5001–03;

18/9/2008*, J.880, 883*, 885,
SD, pp.5076–92, 5134, 5168–73

Second report of 2008

Tabled: 14/10/2008

PP No. 353/2008

Questions to chairs of committees and other senators

15/10/2008, J.1030

Third report of 2008

Tabled: 12/11/2008

PP No. 500/2008

Restructuring Question Time

13/11/2008, J.1206
SD, pp.6846–56

First report of 2009

Tabled: 12/2/2009

PP No. 35/2009

 

Restructuring Question Time

Legislative and general purpose standing committees

Temporary orders

10/3/2009, J.1657

Second report of 2009

Presented out of sitting: 16/4/2009

Tabled: 12/5/2009

PP No. 62/2009

The Senate committee system

13/5/2009, J.1942–46

 

Third report of 2009

Tabled: 20/8/2009

PP No. 168/2009

 

Committee proceedings and public interest immunity claims: order of the Senate of 13 May 2009

Senators caring for an infant: standing order 175

 

Fourth report of 2009

Tabled: 24/11/2009

PP No. 320/2009

 

Rules for question time

Public interest immunity claims: operation of the order of the Senate of 13 May 2009

 

25/11/2009, J.2872

First report of 2010

Tabled: 11/5/2010

PP No. 81/2010

 

Private senators’ bills – consideration

Bills relying on delegated legislation

Arrangements for the opening of Parliament

 

Second report of 2010

Tabled: 22/6/2010

PP No. 131/2010

 

Arrangements for the opening of Parliament

Rules for questions under standing order 73

 

Third report of 2010

Tabled: 27/10/2010

PP No. 203/2010

 

Question time – temporary order

Correction of divisions after misadventure

Procedure for consideration of private senators’ bills

 

28/10/2010, J.246

Fourth report of 2010

Tabled: 18/11/2010

PP No. 305/2010

 

Consideration of private senators’ bills

 

22/11/2010, J.375

First report of 2011

Tabled: 23/3/2011

PP No. 59/2011

 

Question time – temporary order

 

24/3/2011, J.778

 Second report of 2011

Tabled: 22/6/2011

PP No. 158/2011

 Operation of standing order 55(2) to (5)

Consideration of private senators’ bills

Procedures for dealing with formal motions

Use of general business time on Thursdays

Consideration of government documents

22/6/2011, J.1081
 First report of 2012

Tabled: 26/6/2012

PP No. 144/2012

Consideration of private senators’ bills

Routine of business

Consideration of non-controversial legislation

Raising matters of privilege

Changes to the printed Notice Paper and related matters

27/6/2012, J.2668

 First report of 2013

Tabled: 28/2/2013

PP No. 43/2013

Electronic petitions

Routine of business

12/3/2013, J.3714

  

 

1 Date of adoption is indicated by an asterisk where there are multiple date entries.

2 This was the first report of the newly styled Procedure Committee. See SO 17.

 

1 For this appendix, titles of reports have been standardised. Actual titles are used in the text.

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