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No. 9/2007  13 to 17 August 2007

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General

13 to 17 August

2007 to date

Number of sitting days

4

33

Average length of a sitting day

12 hrs 31 mins

9 hrs 49 mins

Longest sitting day

20 hrs 34 mins
(16 and 17 August 2007)

20 hrs 34 mins
(16 and 17 August 2007)

Shortest sitting day

8 hrs 47 mins
(14 August 2007)

4 hrs 24 mins
(8 May 2007)

Hours of sitting

50 hrs 02

323 hrs 58 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

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

 

33 hrs 26 mins
7 hrs 41 mins
4 hrs 06 mins


2 hrs 03 mins
2 hrs 46 mins

 

159 hrs 16 mins
75 hrs 06 mins
31 hrs 09 mins
10 hrs 50 mins
13 hrs 27 mins
10 hrs 20 mins
23 hrs 50 mins

Questions placed on notice

7^

513*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

75

4 sitting days

585

30 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

18.8

19.5

Petitions presented

4

62

Signatories to petitions

1 190

35 431

Divisions

32

161

 

^ Questions placed on notice from 10 August to 17 August 2007 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 8 December 2006 to 17 August 2007 inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

2
3

 

7
21

Received from the House of Representatives

17

144

Passed in the Senate

9

140

Bills discharged from Notice Paper

0

2

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

2

38

Bills referred to committees

12

69

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2007, to date

Business conducted in the Senate 2007, to date

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 13 to 16 August 2007

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 13 to 16 August 2007

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


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