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No. 7/2009  22 to 25 June 2009

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General

22 to 25 June

2009 to date

Number of sitting days

4

25

Average length of a sitting day

8 hrs 48 mins

9 hrs 27 mins

Longest sitting day

10 hrs 00 mins
(24 June)

23 hrs 44 mins
(19 and 20 March)

Shortest sitting day

6 hrs 53 mins
(23 June)

0 hrs 45 mins
(9 February)

Hours of sitting

35 hrs 14 mins

236 hrs 26 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

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

 

11 hrs 45 mins
11 hrs 32 mins
4 hrs 21 mins
3 hrs 03 mins
2 hrs 18 mins
0 hrs 16 mins
1 hr 59 mins

 

132 hrs 30 mins
50 hrs 29 mins
22 hrs 13 mins
10 hrs 14 mins
6 hrs 0 mins
3 hrs 19 mins
11 hrs 41 mins

Questions placed on notice

5^

662*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

114

4 sitting days

606

21 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

28.5

28.9

Petitions presented

3

24

Signatories to petitions

17 421

32 020

Divisions

13

91

 

^ Questions placed on notice from 19 June to 25 June 2009 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 5 December 2008 to 25 June 2009 inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

4
4

 

5
9

Received from the House of Representatives

9

109

Passed in the Senate

12

73

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

1

17

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

5

25

Bills referred to committees

19

78

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2009, to date

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 22 to 25 June 2009

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


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