Senate Statistical Summary 12/2012

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No. 12/2012 9 to 11 October 2012

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General

9 to 11 October

2012 to date

Number of sitting days

3

45

Average length of a sitting day

9 hrs 22 mins

10 hrs 09 mins

Longest sitting day

10 hrs 18 mins
(11 October)

17 hrs 23 mins
(28 June)

Shortest sitting day

7 hrs 54 mins
(9 October)

5 hrs
(8 May)

Hours of sitting

28 hrs 07 mins

457 hrs 02 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

 

8 hrs 13 mins
10 hrs 50 mins
4 hrs 19 mins
3 hrs 18 mins
2 hrs 03 mins
0 hrs 37 mins
0 hrs 26 mins
2 hrs 40 mins

 

207 hrs 32 mins
121 hrs 31 mins
25 hrs 32 mins
43 hrs 08 mins
23 hrs 14 mins
7 hrs 32 mins
12 hrs 43 mins
41 hrs 22 mins

Questions placed on notice

158^

899*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

87

3 sitting days

1150

41 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

29.0

28.0

Notices of motion given
27
445

Petitions presented

2

33

Signatories to petitions

197

69 199

Divisions

16

262

^ Questions placed on notice from 21 September to 11 October 2012 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 28 November 2011 to 11 October 2012 inclusive

Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
1

 

2
19

Received from the House of Representatives

  • government bills
  • private members' bills

 

14
0

 

172
1

Passed in the Senate

5

149

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

0

7

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

5

15

Bills referred to committees

8

79

Business conducted in the Senate 2012, to date

For 2012, to date

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 9 to 11 October 2012

For the week of 9 to 11 October 2012

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

 


 

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