Senate Statistical Summary 1/2013

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No. 1/2013 5 to 7 February

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General

2013 to date

Number of sitting days

3

Average length of a sitting day

9 hrs 31 mins

Longest sitting day

10 hrs 59 mins
(6 February)

Shortest sitting day

9 hrs 05 mins
(5 February)

Hours of sitting

28 hrs 34 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

 

7 hrs 55 mins
10 hrs 38 mins
2 hrs 21 mins
3 hr 10 mins
2 hrs 04 mins
0 hrs 46 mins
0 hrs 03 mins
3 hrs 58 mins

Questions placed on notice

107*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

84

3 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

28.0

Notices of motion given

 46

Petitions presented

0

Signatories to petitions

0

Divisions

11

* Questions placed on notice from 30 November 2012 to 7 February 2013 inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

1
1

Received from the House of Representatives

8

Passed in the Senate

3

Bills negatived

0

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

0

Bills referred to committees

1

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2013, to date

5 to 7 February 2013

Business conducted in the Senate 2012

2012

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


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