Legislation statistics 2013

Bills considered by the Senate in the period 1 January to 31 December 2013

43rd Parliament

Bills considered by the Senate in the period 1 January to 30 June 2013

Origin

On Senate or House of Representatives Notice Paper as at 1 January 2013:

Government bills (received from the House of Representatives)

10

Private senators’ bills (originating in Senate 2010, 2011, 2012)

11

Total

21

Private senators’ bill on the House of Representatives Notice Paper
(as at 1 January 2013):

1

Introduced in the Senate:

Government bills

3

Private senators’ bills

25

Total

28

Government bills received from the House of Representatives

142

Total

192

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Outcome

Bills passed by Senate 2013:

Government bills

133

Private senators’ bills

1

Total

134

Private senator’s bill passed by the Senate in 2012, passed both Houses in 2013

1

Private senator’s bill not yet introduced in the House of Representatives

1

Bills before the Senate:

Government bills

22

Private senators’ bills

27

Total

49

Private senators’ bill negatived at second reading in the Senate

3

Private senators’ bills discharged from the Senate Notice Paper

4

Total

192

NB: Bills still before the House of Representatives at the end of the 43rd Parliament lapsed at prorogation. Bills still before the Senate at the end of the 43rd Parliament lapsed immediately before the commencement of the 44th Parliament.

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Bills considered by the Senate from the commencement of the 44th Parliament: 12 November 2013

44th Parliament

Bills considered by the Senate in the period 12 November to 12 December 2013

Origin

Introduced in the Senate (12 November to 12 December 2013):

Government bills

2

Private senators’ bills

10

Total

12

Private senators’ bills restored to the Notice Paper:

8

Received from the House of Representatives:

Government bills

34

Total

54

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate (from 12 November to 12 December 2013)

  Passed by both Houses:

Government bills

14

Private senators’ bills

0

Total

14

Still before the Senate:

Government bills

21

Private senators’ bills

18

Total

39

Government bill negatived at second reading

1

Total

54

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Legislation statistics

Annual statistics


Bills on which there was disagreement between the Houses.......................................      1

 
Bills to which amendments and requests were moved during 2013

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were moved More info

9

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were agreed

1

  Bills to which second reading amendments were negatived 

 7

 

Bills to which amendments were moved in committee of the whole More info

31

 

Bills to which amendments were agreed in committee of the whole

8

  Bills to which amendments were moved in committee of the whole and subsequently withdrawn

  Bills to which requests were moved in committee of the whole and subsequently withdrawn 

 

Bills to which requests were agreed in committee of the whole

0

 

Bills in which provisions were opposed and negatived in committee of the whole

0

 

Bills in which provisions were opposed and agreed to in committee of the whole

13

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Amendments, requests etc moved in committee of the whole

Amendments, requests moved in committee of the whole:

Moved by

Agreed to

Negatived

Government

69

0

Opposition

1

131

Australian Greens1

11

74

The Nationals

0

6

Independent (Senator Xenophon)2

0

16

Democratic Labor Party

0

5

Democratic Labor Party /

Independent (Senator Xenophon)

0

11

President (Senator Hogg)

2

0

Total

83

243

1  2 amendments and 2 requests were withdrawn.

2  4 amendments were withdrawn.

These figures are broken down in detail in Committee of the Whole.

Total amendments, requests moved.....................................................................................     334

Details of bills considered by the Senate during the period 1 January to 31 December 2013 can be found in the Senate bills list (2013 final edition, as at cob 17 December 2013).

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