Legislation statistics 2000

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Bills considered by the Senate in the period 1 January to 31 December 2000

Origin

On Senate Notice Paper as at 1 January 2000:

 

Government bills (originating in Senate, 1999)

5

 

Private senators' bills(originating in Senate, 1998, 1999)

2

 

Government bills (received from House of Representatives 1998, 1999)

29

 

Total

36

Introduced in the Senate (1 January to 31 December 2000):

 

Government bills

19

 

Private senators' bills

10

 

Total

29

Bill created by division of bill in Senate:

1

Received from the House of Representatives (1 January to 31 December 2000):

 

Government bills

158

 

Private member's bill

1

 

Total

159

Total

225

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate:

 

Passed by both Houses:

 

 

Government bills

173

 

 

 

Private member's bill

1

 

Sub total

174

 

 

Still before the House of Representatives

 

 

Government bills

6

 

 

 

Private senator's bill

1

 

Sub total

7

 

 

 

Total

 

181

Bills negatived in the Senate: More info

 

Negatived at second reading

5

 

 

Negatived at third reading

1

 

 

Total

 

6

Bills still before the Senate:

 

Government bills

27

 

 

Private senators' bills

11

 

 

Total

38

Total

225

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Bills considered by the Senate before 2000 still listed on the Senate Notice Paper:

 

Government bills

2

 

 

Private senators' bills

27

 

 

Received from the House of Representatives

14

 

 

Message reported

1

 

 

Total

 

44

 

Bills on which there was a disagreement between the Houses: More info

19

 

Bills to which amendments and requests were moved during 2000

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were moved More info

33

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were agreed

13

 

Bills to which amendments were moved in committee of the whole More info

73

 

Bills to which amendments were agreed in committee of the whole

63

 

Bills to which requests were moved in committee of the whole

12

 

Bills to which requests were agreed in committee of the whole

8

 

Bills to which items (etc) were opposed and negatived in committee of the whole

18

 

Bills to which items (etc) were opposed and agreed to in committee of the whole

12

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Amendments and requests moved in committee of the whole

Moved by

Amendments

Requests

Agreed to

Negatived

Agreed to

Negatived

Government

335

1

39

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Opposition *

291

96

4

1

Australian Democrats *

85

105

6

10

Independent

-

6

-

-

Australian Greens

7

134

-

1

Pauline Hansons One Nation

-

165

-

-

Opposition/Australian Democrats

97

-

-

-

Senator Chapman

2

-

-

-

Total **

817

507

49

12

* There are 5 Opposition amendments and 1 Australian Democrats amendment pending.
** There were 10 amendments and 3 requests moved and subsequently withdrawn

Total amendments moved

1340

Total requests moved

64

 


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