Legislation statistics 2005

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Bills considered by the Senate in the period 1 January to 31 December 2005

Origin

On Senate Notice Paper as at 1 January 2005:

 

Government bills (originating in Senate, 2004)

7

 

  Private senator's bills (originating in Senate 2003)
1
 

 

Government bills (received from House of Representatives, 2004)

7

 

 

Total

15

Introduced in the Senate (1 January to 31 December 2005):

 

Government bills

27

 

 

Private senators' bills

8

 

 

Total

35

Received from the House of Representatives (1 January to 31 December 2005):

 

Government bills

 

157

Restored to Senate Notice Paper:

 

Government bills

1

 

  Private senator's bills
2
 

 

Total

3

Total

210

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate:

 

Passed by both Houses:

 

 

Government bills

163

 

 

 

Private senators' bills

1

 

 

Still before the House of Representatives:

 

 

Government bills

2

 

 

Total

166

Bills negatived in the Senate:

 

Negatived at second reading:

 

 

 

 

Government bills

 

1

Bills still before the Senate:

 

Government bills

33

 

 

Private senators' bills

10

 

 

Total

43

Total

210

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Bills on which there was a disagreement between the Houses: More info
8
 
Bills to which amendments and requests were moved during 2005

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were moved More info

31

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were agreed

9

 

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

63

 

Bills to which amendments were agreed in committee of the whole

36

 

Bills to which requests were moved in committee of the whole

3

 

Bills to which requests were agreed in committee of the whole

2

 

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

3

 

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

15

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Amendments and requests moved in committee of the whole

Moved by

Amendments

Requests

Agreed to

Negatived

Agreed to

Negatived

Government

580

2

6

0

Opposition

65

74

0

0

Australian Democrats1

15

278

3

1

Independent (Harradine)

0

0

0

0

Australian Progressive Alliance
5
0
0
0
Independent (Murphy)
0
0
0
0

Australian Greens

0

51

0

0

One Nation

0

0

0

0

Family First Party
0
22
0
0
Opposition/Australian Democrats
1
25
0
0
Senator Joyce
0
4
0
0
Senator Scullion
3
0
0
0

Total

669

456

9

1

1 1 amendment was moved and subsequently withdrawn

Total amendments moved
1126
Total requests moved
10

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