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No. 7/2010  21 to 24 June 2010

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General

21 to 24 June

2010 to date

Number of sitting days

4

24

Average length of a sitting day

9 hrs 21 mins

9 hrs 02 mins

Longest sitting day

10 hrs 10 mins
(24 June)

10 hrs 22 mins
(18 March)

Shortest sitting day

8 hrs 19 mins
(22 June)

6 hrs 13 mins
(11 May)

Hours of sitting

37 hrs 25 mins

216 hrs 43 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

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

 

16 hrs 38 mins
9 hrs 24 mins
4 hrs 18 mins
2 hrs 03 mins
1 hr 10 mins
0 hrs 38 mins
3 hrs 14 mins

 

80 hrs 17 mins
69 hrs 19 mins
24 hrs 29 mins
13 hrs 21 mins
8 hrs 18 mins
1 hr 59 mins
19 hrs 00 mins

Questions placed on notice

11^

423*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

110

4 sitting days

648

23 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

27.5

28.2

Notices of motion given
54
234

Petitions presented

3

19

Signatories to petitions

21 322

35 838

Divisions

21

91

 

^ Questions placed on notice from 18 to 24 June 2010 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 3 December 2009 to 24 June 2010 inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

1
4

 

1
17

Received from the House of Representatives

22

122

Passed in the Senate

37

116

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

0

4

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

14

27

Bills referred to committees

15

76

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2010, to date

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Business conducted in the Senate in the period 21 to 24 June 2010

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


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