Legislation statistics 2003

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Bills considered by the Senate in the period 1 January to 31 December 2003

Origin

On Senate Notice Paper as at 1 January 2003:

 

Government bills (originating in Senate, 2002)

3

 

  Private senator's bills (originating in Senate 1998, 2000, 2001)
5
 

 

Government bills (received from House of Representatives, 2002)

17

 

 

Total

25

Introduced in the Senate (1 January to 31 December 2003):

 

Government bills

10

 

 

Private senators' bills

15

 

 

Total

25

Received from the House of Representatives (1 January to 31 December 2003):

 

Government bills

 

164

Restored to Notice Paper:

 

Government bill

 

1

Total

215

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate:

 

Passed by both Houses:

 

 

Government bills

150

 

 

Still before the House of Representatives:

 

 

Government bills

3

 

 

Laid aside by the House of Representatives:

 

 

Government bills

2

 

 

Total

155

Bills negatived (etc.) in the Senate:

 

Negatived at second reading

 

 

 

 

Government bills

5

 

 

Negatived at third reading

 

 

 

 

Government bills

3

 

  Discharged from Notice Paper
 

 

 

Private senators' bills

2

 

  Laid aside under standing order 135
 

 

 

Private senator's bill

1

 

 

Total

11

Bills still before the Senate:

 

Government bills

32

 

 

Private senators' bills

17

 

 

Total

49

Total

215

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Bills on which there was a disagreement between the Houses: More info
25
 
Bills to which amendments and requests were moved during 2003

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were moved More info

30

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were agreed

16

 

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

85

 

Bills to which amendments were agreed in committee of the whole

62

 

Bills to which requests were moved in committee of the whole

5

 

Bills to which requests were agreed in committee of the whole

4

 

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

16

 

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

18

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Amendments and requests moved in committee of the whole

Moved by

Amendments

Requests

Agreed to

Negatived

Agreed to

Negatived

Government

470

6

9

0

Opposition1

112

281

8

2

Australian Democrats1

78

305

0

5

Independent (Harradine)

3

0

0

0

Australian Progressive Alliance
121
0
0
0
Independent (Murphy)
1
8
0
0

Australian Greens2

10

59

0

2

One Nation

2

17

0

0

Opposition/Australian Democrats
3
0
0
0
Australian Progressive Alliance/Australian Democrats
8
0
0
0

Total

808

676

17

9

1  3 amendments were moved and subsequently withdrawn

2  3 amendments were moved and subsequently withdrawn

Total amendments moved
1490
Total requests moved
26

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