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No. 1/2010 2 to 4 February

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General

2010 to date

Number of sitting days

3

Average length of a sitting day

8 hrs 58 mins

Longest sitting day

9 hrs 53 mins
(4 February)

Shortest sitting day

7 hrs 12 mins
(2 February)

Hours of sitting

26 hrs 54 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

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

 

10 hrs 23 mins
9 hrs 53 mins
3 hrs 11 mins
1 hr 02 mins
0 hrs 10 mins
0 hrs 08 mins
2 hrs 07 mins

Questions placed on notice

109*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

86

3 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

28.7

Petitions presented

1

Signatories to petitions

5 935

Divisions

10

* Questions placed on notice from 3 December 2009 to 4 February 2010 (inclusive)


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

0
2

Received from the House of Representatives

4

Passed in the Senate

10

Bills negatived

0

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

0

Bills referred to committees

2

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2010, to date

2010, to date

Business conducted in the Senate 2009

2009

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


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