Senate Statistical Summary 2/2013

No. 2—25 to 28 February

General

25 to 28 February

2013 to date

Number of sitting days

4

7

Average length of a sitting day

10 hrs 25 mins

10 hrs 02 mins

Longest sitting day

11 hrs 28 mins
(25 February)

11 hrs 28 mins
(25 February)

Shortest sitting day

9 hrs 30 mins
(26 November)

9 hrs 05 mins
(5 February)

Hours of sitting

41 hrs 39 mins

70 hrs 13 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

  • government business
  • general business
         including time spent on private senators' bills
  • questions without notice
  • urgency/MPI
  • business of the Senate
  • other
  • adjournment debate

 

13 hrs 47 mins
15 hrs 23 mins
4 hrs 08 mins
3 hrs 28 mins
3 hrs 08 min
0 hrs 04 mins
1 hr 24 mins
4 hrs 25 mins

 

21 hrs 42 mins
26 hrs 01 mins
6 hrs 29 mins
6 hrs 38 mins
5 hrs 12 mins
0 hrs 50 mins
1 hrs 27 mins
8 hrs 23 mins

Questions placed on notice

109^

216*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

90

4 sitting days

174

7 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

22.5

24.9

Notices of motion given
52
98

Petitions presented

3

3

Signatories to petitions

12 090

12 090

Divisions

14

25

^ Questions placed on notice from 8 to 28 February 2013 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 30 November 2012 to 28 February 2013 inclusive

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Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
5

 

1
6

Received from the House of Representatives

  • government bills
  • private members' bills

 

8
0

 

16
0

Passed in the Senate

11

14

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

2

2

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

1

1

Bills referred to committees

3

4

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2013, to date

2013, to date

25 to 28 February 2013

25 to 28 February 2013

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