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No. 8/2009  11 to 13 August 2009

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General

11 to 13 August

2009 to date

Number of sitting days

3

28

Average length of a sitting day

9 hrs 20 mins

9 hrs 27 mins

Longest sitting day

9 hrs 38 mins
(11 August)

23 hrs 44 mins
(19 and 20 March)

Shortest sitting day

8 hrs 47 mins
(13 August)

0 hrs 45 mins
(9 February)

Hours of sitting

27 hrs 59 mins

264 hrs 25 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

  • government business
  • general business
  • questions without notice
  • urgency/MPI
  • business of the Senate
  • other
  • adjournment debate

 

12 hrs 57 mins
8 hrs 01 min
3 hrs 08 mins

1 hr 55 mins
0 hrs 52 mins
1 hr 06 mins

 

145 hrs 27 mins
58 hrs 30 mins
25 hrs 21 mins
10 hrs 14 mins
7 hrs 55 mins
4 hrs 11 mins
12 hrs 47 mins

Questions placed on notice

276^

938*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

84

3 sitting days

690

24 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

28

28.8

Notices of motion given
26
254

Petitions presented

4

28

Signatories to petitions

1 127

33 147

Divisions

8

99

 

^ Questions placed on notice from 26 June to 13 August 2009 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 5 December 2008 to 13 August 2009 inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
0

 

5
9

Received from the House of Representatives

3

112

Passed in the Senate

5

78

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

11

28

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

0

25

Bills referred to committees

2

80

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2009, to date

Business conducted in the Senate 2009, to date

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 11 to 13 August 2009

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 11 to 13 August 2009

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


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