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No. 2/2009  9 to 12 February 2009

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General

9 to 12 February

2009 to date

Number of sitting days

4

7

Average length of a sitting day

7 hrs 05 mins

7 hrs 48 mins

Longest sitting day

10 hrs 21 mins
(12 and 13 February)

10 hrs 21 mins
(12 and 13 February)

Shortest sitting day

0 hrs 45 mins
(9 February)

0 hrs 45 mins
(9 February)

Hours of sitting

28 hrs 22 mins

54 hrs 35 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

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

 

23 hrs 32 mins
2 hrs 56 mins



0 hrs 49 mins
1 hr 05 mins

 

39 hrs 33 mins
7 hrs 01 min
3 hrs 16 mins
1 hr 02 mins

1 hr 31 mins
2 hrs 12 mins

Questions placed on notice

11^

132*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

0

0 sitting days

89

3 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

0

29.7

Petitions presented

3

6

Signatories to petitions

8 421

12 086

Divisions

10

18

 

^ Questions placed on notice from 6 to 13 February 2009 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 5 December 2008 to 13 February 2009 inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
0

 

0
0

Received from the House of Representatives

14

24

Passed in the Senate

6

11

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

6

9

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

6

12

Bills referred to committees

7

13

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2009, to date

 

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 9 to 13 February 2009

 

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


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