Senate Statistical Summary

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No. 6/2001 9 to 24 May 2001

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General

Budget/Winter sittings to date
9 and 10 May; 22 to 24 May 

Number of sitting days

5

Average length of a sitting day

5 hrs 07 mins

Longest sitting day

9 hrs 28 mins
(24 May 2001)

Shortest sitting day

39 mins
(9 May 2001)

Hours of sitting

25 hrs 39 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

  • government business
  • general business
  • questions without notice
  • urgency/MPI
  • business of the Senate
  • other
  • adjournment debate

 

11 hrs 48 mins
7 hrs 29 mins
3 hrs 10 mins

02 mins
1 hr 32 mins
1 hr 38 mins

Questions placed on notice

23*

Questions without notice**

  • Question time held on:

63

3 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

21

Petitions presented

7

Signatories to petitions

3 540

Divisions

5

* Questions placed on notice since the end of the autumn sittings 2001
** Includes supplementary questions


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

1

Received from the House of Representatives

7

Passed in the Senate

10

Bills negatived

0

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

4

Bills referred to committees

4

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2001, to date

Business conducted in the Senate 2001, to date

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 9 to 24 May 2001

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 9 to 24 May 2001

Note: These figures do not include time spent on adjournment debates


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