Senate Statistical Summary 13/2012

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No. 13/2012 29 October to 1 November 2012

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General

29 October to 1 November

2012 to date

Number of sitting days

4

49

Average length of a sitting day

10 hrs 25 mins

10 hrs 11 mins

Longest sitting day

11 hrs 26 mins
(29 October)

17 hrs 23 mins
(28 June)

Shortest sitting day

9 hrs 50 mins
(31 October)

5 hrs
(8 May)

Hours of sitting

41 hrs 39 mins

498 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

 

14 hrs 03 mins
13 hrs 50 mins
2 hrs 20 mins
4 hrs 14 mins
3 hrs 05 mins
0 hrs 58 mins
0 hrs 32 mins
4 hrs 57 mins

 

221 hrs 35 mins
135 hrs 21 mins
27 hrs 52 mins
47 hrs 22 mins
26 hrs 19 mins
8 hrs 30 mins
13 hrs 15 mins
46 hrs 19 mins

Questions placed on notice

122^

1021*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

117

4 sitting days

1021

45 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

29.3

28.2

Notices of motion given
47
492

Petitions presented

3

36

Signatories to petitions

10 391

79 590

Divisions

16

278

^ Questions placed on notice from 12 October 2012 to 1 November inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 28 November 2011 to 1 November 2012 inclusive

Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
1

 

2
20

Received from the House of Representatives

  • government bills
  • private members' bills

 

14
0

 

186
1

Passed in the Senate

10

159

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

0

7

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

9

24

Bills referred to committees

6

85

Business conducted in the Senate 2012, to date

For 2012, to date

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 29 October to 1 November 2012

For 29 October to 1 November 2012

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

 


 

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