Senate Statistical Summary 14/2012

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No. 14/2012 19 to 22 November 2012

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General

19 to 22 November

2012 to date

Number of sitting days

4

53

Average length of a sitting day

11 hrs 24 mins

10 hrs 16 mins

Longest sitting day

12 hrs 12 mins
(20 November)

17 hrs 23 mins
(28 June)

Shortest sitting day

9 hrs 48 mins
(21 November)

5 hrs
(8 May)

Hours of sitting

45 hrs 36 mins

544 hrs 17 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

 

22 hrs 18 mins
10 hrs 52 mins
2 hrs 20 mins
4 hrs 10 mins
3 hrs 04 mins
1 hrs 06 mins
0 hrs 04 mins
4 hrs 02 mins

 

243 hrs 53 mins
146 hrs 13 mins
30 hrs 12 mins
51 hrs 32 mins
29 hrs 23 mins
9 hrs 36 mins
13 hrs 19 mins
50 hrs 21 mins

Questions placed on notice

66^

1087*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

114

4 sitting days

1381

49 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

28.5

28.2

Notices of motion given
51
543

Petitions presented

1

37

Signatories to petitions

10

79 600

Divisions

29

307

^ Questions placed on notice from 2 to 22 November inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 28 November 2011 to 22 November 2012 inclusive

Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
2

 

2
22

Received from the House of Representatives

  • government bills
  • private members' bills

 

4
0

 

190
1

Passed in the Senate

21

180

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

1

8

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

21

45

Bills referred to committees

3

88

Business conducted in the Senate 2012, to date

2012, to date

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 19 to 22 November 2012

19 to 22 November 2012

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

 


 

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