Senate Statistical Summary 7/2013

No. 7—24 to 28 June

General

24 to 28 June

2013 to date

Number of sitting days

5

26

Average length of a sitting day

11 hrs 13 mins

10 hrs 11 mins

Longest sitting day

13 hrs 45 mins
(25 June)

13 hrs 45 mins
(25 June)

Shortest sitting day

6 hrs 07 mins
(28 June)

6 hrs 07 mins
(28 June)

Hours of sitting

56 hrs 06 mins

264 hrs 41 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

 

33 hrs 11 mins
10 hrs 02 mins
2 hrs 26 mins
4 hrs 09 mins
nil
0 hrs 13 mins
3 hrs 31 mins
5 hrs

 

112 hrs 24 mins
76 hrs 50 mins
15 hrs 55 mins
25 hrs 04 mins
13 hrs 25 mins
1 hrs 47 mins
7 hrs 53 mins
27 hrs 18 mins

Questions placed on notice

7^

374*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

114

4 sitting days

666

25 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

28.5

26.6

Notices of motion given
50
309

Petitions presented

6

14

Signatories to petitions

8 182

33 388

Divisions

66

172

^ Questions placed on notice from 21 to 28 June 2013 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 30 November 2012 to 28 June 2013 inclusive

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Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
7

 

3
25

Received from the House of Representatives

  • government bills
  • private members' bills

 

17
0

 

142
0

Passed in the Senate

55

135

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

1

7

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

0

26

Bills referred to committees

4

70

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2013, to date

2013, to date

24 to 28 June 2013

24 to 28 June 2013

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