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40th Parliament

Bills considered by the Senate in the period 1 January to 30 August 2004

Origin

On Senate Notice Paper as at 1 January 2004:

Government bills (originating in Senate, 2003)

7

 

Government bills (received from House of Representatives, 2003)

21

 

Private senators' bills (originating 2002, 2003)
2

Total

30

Introduced in the Senate (1 January to 30 August 2004):

Government bills

2

 

Private senators' bills

7

 

Total

9

Received from the House of Representatives (1 January to 30 August 2004):

Government bills

141

Restored to Notice Paper:

Government bill

1

Recommitted:

Government bill

1

Standing orders suspended and bill read a first time:

Government bill

1

Total

183

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate:

Passed by both Houses:

Government bills

129

 

Still before the House of Representatives:

Government bills

1

 

Private senator's bill

1

 

Total

131

Bills still before the Senate:

Government bills

37

 

Private senators' bills

8

 

Total

45

Bills negatived in the Senate:

Negatived at first reading

 

 

Government bill

1

 

Negatived at second reading

 

 

Government bills

3

 

Negatived at third reading

 

 

Government bills

3

 

Total

7

Total

 

183

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41st Parliament

Bills considered by the Senate in the period 16 November to 31 December 2004

Origin

Introduced in the Senate (16 November to 31 December 2004):

Government bills

17

 

Private senators' bills

1

 

Total

18

Received from the House of Representatives (16 November to 31 December 2004):

Government bills

27

Restored to Notice Paper:

Private senator's bills

27

Total

72

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate:

Passed by both Houses:

Government bills

29

 

Still before the House of Representatives:

Government bills

0

 

Private senator's bill

0

 

Total

29

Bills still before the Senate:

Government bills

15

 

Private senators' bills

28

 

Total

43

Total

 

72

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Bills on which there was a disagreement between the Houses: More info
23
Bills to which amendments and requests were moved during 2004:

Bills to which second reading amendments were moved More info

31

Bills to which second reading amendments were agreed

20

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

72

Bills to which amendments were agreed in committee of the whole

48

Bills to which requests were moved in committee of the whole

9

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

14

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

22

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Amendments and requests moved in committee of the whole during 2004:

Moved by

Amendments

Requests

Agreed to

Negatived

Agreed to

Negatived

Government

431

0

11

0

Opposition1

130

31

0

0

Australian Democrats2

71

199

1

19

Independent (Harradine)

0

0

0

0

Australian Progressive Alliance
0
0
0
0
Independent (Murphy)
16
1
0
0

Australian Greens

0

48

0

0

One Nation

0

5

0

0

Opposition/Australian Democrats
13
0
0
0
Australian Progressive Alliance/Independent (Harradine)/One Nation/Independent (Murphy)
0
0
3
0

Total

661

284

15

19


1 1 amendment was moved and subsequently withdrawn

2 1 amendment was moved and subsequently withdrawn

Total amendments moved
947
Total requests moved
34

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