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No. 6/2010  15 to 17 June 2010

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General

15 to 17 June

2010 to date

Number of sitting days

3

20

Average length of a sitting day

9 hrs 21 mins

8 hrs 58 mins

Longest sitting day

10 hrs 02 mins
(17 June)

10 hrs 22 mins
(18 March)

Shortest sitting day

8 hrs 01 min
(15 June)

6 hrs 13 mins
(11 May)

Hours of sitting

28 hrs 02 mins

179 hrs 18 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

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

 

10 hrs 32 mins
9 hrs 05 mins
3 hrs 09 mins
2 hrs 00 mins
0 hrs 04 mins
0 hrs 25 mins
2 hrs 47 mins

 

63 hrs 39 mins
59 hrs 55 mins
20 hrs 11 mins
11 hrs 18 mins
7 hrs 08 mins
1 hr 21 mins
15 hrs 46 mins

Questions placed on notice

78^

412*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

80

3 sitting days

538

19 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

26.7

28.3

Notices of motion given
24
180

Petitions presented

4

16

Signatories to petitions

2 018

14 516

Divisions

10

70

 

^ Questions placed on notice from 14 May to 17 June 2010 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 3 December 2009 to 17 June 2010 inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
2

 

0
13

Received from the House of Representatives

36

100

Passed in the Senate

23

79

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

0

4

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

1

13

Bills referred to committees

26

61

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2010, to date

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Business conducted in the Senate in the period 15 to 17 June 2010

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


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