Legislation statistics 2007

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Bills considered by the Senate in the period 1 January to 31 December 2007

Origin

as at 1 January 2007:Notice PaperOn Senate

 

Government bills (originating in Senate 2006)

7

 

 

Government bills (received from House of Representatives 2006)

6

 

  Private senators' bills (originating in Senate 2000, 2002, 2006)
4
 

 

Total

17

Introduced in the Senate (1 January to 31 December 2007):

 

Government bills

12

 

 

Private senators' bills

26

 

 

Total

38

Received from the House of Representatives (1 January to 31 December 2007):

 

Government bills

 

169

 

Total

224

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate:

 

Passed by both Houses:

 

 

Government bills

184

 

 

Still before the House of Representatives at the end of the 41st Parliament:*

 

 

Government bills

2

 

 

Total

186

Bills still before the Senate at the end of the 41st Parliament:*

  Government bills
8

 

Private senators' bills

28

 

 

Total

36

Notice PaperBills discharged from the    

 

Private senators' bills

2

Total

224

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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 2007

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were moved More info

38

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were agreed

0

 

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

60

 

Bills to which amendments were agreed in committee of the whole

19

 

Bills to which requests were moved in committee of the whole

6

 

Bills to which requests were agreed in committee of the whole

2

 

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

5

 

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

19

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

Agreed to

Negatived

Government

381
0

1Opposition

3
245

2Australian Democrats

1
230
Opposition/Australian Democrats
0
4

Australian Greens

0
208
Family First Party
2
4
Senator Humphries
2
0

Total

389
691

 

2 amendments were moved and withdrawn1

2 4 amendments were moved and withdrawn

 

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

Total amendments, requests etc. moved
1086

 

* The prorogation of the Parliament on 15 October 2007 brought the 41st Parliament to a close. All items remaining on the Notice Paper at that time, including bills, lapse before the commencement of the 42nd Parliament.


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