Legislation statistics 2006

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Bills considered by the Senate in the period 1 January to 31 December 2006

Origin

On Senate Notice Paper as at 1 January 2006:

 

Government bills (originating in Senate 2004, 2005)

12

 

  Private senator's bills (originating in Senate 2003, 2005)
2
 

 

Government bills (received from House of Representatives 2004, 2005)

21

 

 

Total

35

Introduced in the Senate (1 January to 31 December 2006):

 

Government bills

27

 

 

Private senators' bills

25

 

 

Total

52

Received from the House of Representatives (1 January to 31 December 2006):

 

Government bills

 

130

Restored to Notice Paper (1 January to 31 December 2006):

 

Private senators' bills

 

1

Total

218

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate:

 

Passed by both Houses:

 

 

Government bills

170

 

 

 

Private senators' bills

2

 

 

Still before the House of Representatives:

 

 

Government bills

2

 

 

Total

174

Bills still before the Senate:

  Government bills
14

 

Private senators' bills

26

 

 

Total

40

Bills discharged from the Notice Paper

 

 

Government bills

4

Total

218

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Bills on which there was a disagreement between the Houses: More info
1
 
Bills to which amendments and requests were moved during 2006

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were moved More info

35

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were agreed

0

 

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

25

 

Bills to which requests were moved in committee of the whole

4

 

Bills to which requests were agreed in committee of the whole

1

 

Bills in which provisions were opposed and negatived in committee of the whole

7

 

Bills in which provisions were opposed and agreed to in committee of the whole

17

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Amendments, requests etc moved in committee of the whole
Moved by

Agreed to

Negatived

Government

360
0

Opposition

2
298

Australian Democrats1

0
248

Australian Greens

3
82
Family First Party2
7
17
Opposition/Australian Democrats
0
9
Senators Barnett and Humphries
0
12
Senator Bartlett
2
0
Senator Colbeck
1
0
Senators Colbeck and Scullion
0
3
Senator Joyce
0
13
Senators Stott Despoja and Webber3
16
2

Total

391
684

1  1 amendment was withdrawn

1 amendment was withdrawn

3 1 amendment was withdrawn

 

These figures are broken down in detail under Committee of the Whole

Total amendments, requests etc. moved
1075

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