Legislation statistics 2009

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Bills considered by the Senate in the period 1 January to 31 December 2009

Origin

On Senate Notice Paper as at 1 January 2009:

 

Government bills (originating in Senate 2008)

6

 

 

Government bills (received from House of Representatives 2008)

6

 

 

Private senator's bill (originating in Senate 2008)

1

 

 

Total

13

Introduced in the Senate (1 January to 31 December 2009):

 

Government bills

7

 

 

Private senators' bills

25

 

 

Total

32

Second reading moved again (1 January to 31 December 2009):

 

Government bills

 

1

Received from the House of Representatives (1 January to 31 December 2009):

 

Government bills

 

197

 

Total

243

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate:

 

Passed by both Houses:

 

 

Government bills

136

 

 

Still before the House of Representatives:

 

 

Government bills

2

 

 

 

Private senator's bill

1

 

 

Total

139

Bills still before the Senate:

 

Government bills

36

 

 

Private senators' bills

24

 

 

Total

60

Bills negatived in the Senate:

 

Negatived at second reading

 

 

 

 

Government bills

15

 

 

 

Private senators' bill

1

 

 

Negatived at third reading

 

 

 

 

Government bills

25

 

 

Total

41

Bills discharged from the Notice Paper :

 

Government bills

 

3

Total

243

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Bills on which there was a disagreement between the Houses: More info
9
 
Bills to which amendments and requests were moved during 2009

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were moved More info

19

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were agreed

5

 

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

51

 

Bills to which amendments were agreed in committee of the whole

35

 

Bills to which requests were moved in committee of the whole

8

 

Bills to which requests were agreed in committee of the whole

5

 

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

10

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

Agreed to

Negatived

Government

664
14

Opposition1

42
37

Australian Greens

55
271
Family First Party
7
25
Independent (Senator Xenophon)
14
40
Nationals
0
3
Opposition/Family First Party/Independent
2
0
Australian Greens/Nationals
0
1
Senators Joyce, Nash and Williams
0
6
Senators Cormann, Cash, Back, Eggleston and Adams
0
7

Total

784
404

NB: These figures do not include amendments moved to amendments.

 1 8 amendments withdrawn

 

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

 

Total amendments, requests etc moved
1 196

 

 


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