Senate Statistical Summary 6/2013

No. 6—17 to 20 June

General

17 to 20 June

2013 to date

Number of sitting days

4

21

Average length of a sitting day

10 hrs 43 mins

9 hrs 56 mins

Longest sitting day

11 hrs 21 mins
(18 June)

12 hrs 14 mins
(20 March)

Shortest sitting day

10 hrs
(19 June)

6 hrs 17 mins
(21 March)

Hours of sitting

42 hrs 52 mins

208 hrs 35 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

 

17 hrs 20 mins
13 hrs 23 mins
2 hrs 20 mins
4 hrs 12 mins
2 hrs 02 mins
0 hrs 0 mins
1 hrs 55 mins
4 hrs 0 mins

 

79 hrs 13 mins
66 hrs 48 mins
13 hrs 29 mins
20 hrs 55 mins
13 hrs 25 mins
1 hrs 34 mins
4 hrs 22 mins
22 hrs 18 mins

Questions placed on notice

28^

367*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

117

4 sitting days

552

21 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

29.3

26.3

Notices of motion given
43
259

Petitions presented

0

8

Signatories to petitions

0

25 206

Divisions

34

106

^ Questions placed on notice from 17 May to 20 June 2013 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 30 November 2012 to 20 June 2013 inclusive

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Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
3

 

3
18

Received from the House of Representatives

  • government bills
  • private members' bills

 

63
0

 

125
0

Passed in the Senate

25

80

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

1

6

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

0

26

Bills referred to committees

13

66

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2013, to date

2013, to date

17 to 20 June 2013

17 to 20 June 2013

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