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No. 3/2010  9 to 11 March 2010

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General

9 to 11 March

2010 to date

Number of sitting days

3

10

Average length of a sitting day

8 hrs 17 mins

8 hrs 38 mins

Longest sitting day

10 hrs 14 mins
(11 March)

10 hrs 14 mins
(11 March)

Shortest sitting day

6 hrs 18 mins
(10 March)

6 hrs 18 mins
(10 March)

Hours of sitting

24 hrs 50 mins

86 hrs 23 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

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

 

9 hrs 20 mins
7 hrs 38 mins
2 hrs 10 mins
1 hr 02 mins
1 hr 42 mins
0 hrs 05 mins
2 hrs 53 mins

 

29 hrs 47 mins
29 hrs 37 mins
9 hrs 41 mins
4 hrs 07 mins
5 hrs 28 mins
0 hrs 19 mins
7 hrs 24 mins

Questions placed on notice

69^

265*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

59

2 sitting days

267

9 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

29.5

29.7

Notices of motion given
27
80

Petitions presented

0

6

Signatories to petitions

0

7 249

Divisions

15

40

 

^ Questions placed on notice from 26 February to 11 March 2010 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 3 December 2009 to 11 March 2010 inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
2

 

0
7

Received from the House of Representatives

5

37

Passed in the Senate

8

24

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

1

4

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

1

4

Bills referred to committees

1

14

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2010, to date

2010, to date

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 9 to 11 March 2010

9 to 11 March 2010

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


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