Senate Statistical Summary 15/2012

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No. 15/2012 26 to 29 November 2012

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General

26 to 29 November

2012

Number of sitting days

4

57

Average length of a sitting day

11 hrs 44 mins

10 hrs 22 mins

Longest sitting day

13 hrs 39 mins
(29 November)

17 hrs 23 mins
(28 June)

Shortest sitting day

10 hrs 17 mins
(28 November)

5 hrs
(8 May)

Hours of sitting

46 hrs 55 mins

591 hrs 12 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

 

24 hrs 15 mins
10 hrs 16 mins
3 hrs 17 mins
4 hrs 09 mins
1 hr 01 min
1 hr 53 mins
1 hr 02 mins
4 hrs 19 mins

 

268 hrs 08 mins
156 hrs 29 mins
33 hrs 29 mins
55 hrs 41 mins
30 hrs 24 mins
11 hrs 29 mins
14 hrs 21 mins
54 hrs 40 mins

Questions placed on notice

77^

1164*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

111

4 sitting days

1492

53 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

27.8

28.2

Notices of motion given
38
581

Petitions presented

3

40

Signatories to petitions

5 875

85 475

Divisions

35

342

^ Questions placed on notice from 23 to 29 November inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 28 November 2011 to 29 November 2012 inclusive

Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

2
5

 

4
27

Received from the House of Representatives

  • government bills
  • private members' bills

 

10
0

 

200
1

Passed in the Senate

27

207

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

1

9

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

10

55

Bills referred to committees

13

100

Business conducted in the Senate 2012

2012

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 26 to 29 November 2012

26 to 29 November 2012

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

 


 

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