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42nd Parliament

Bills considered by the Senate in the period 1 January to 19 July 2010

Origin

On Senate Notice Paper as at 1 January 2010:

 

Government bills (originating in Senate 2009)

1

 

 

Government bills (received from House of Representatives 2008, 2009)

27

 

 

Private senator's bill (2009)

1

 

 

Total

29

Introduced in the Senate (1 January to 19 July 2010):

 

Government bills

1

 

 

Private senators' bills

17

 

 

Total

18

Received from the House of Representatives (1 January to 19 July 2010):

 

Government bills

 

122

 

Total

169

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate:

 

Passed by both Houses:

 

 

Government bills

114

 

 

Still before the House of Representatives:

 

 

Government bill

1

 

 

 

Private senators' bills

2

 

 

Total

117

Bills still before the Senate:

 

Government bills

33

 

 

Private senators' bills

15

 

 

Total

48

Bills negatived in the Senate:

 

Negatived at second reading:

 

 

 

 

Government bills

3

 

 

 

Private senator's bill

1

 

 

Total

4

Total

169

NB:Bills still before the House of Representatives at the end of the 42nd Parliament lapsed at prorogation. Bills still before the Senate at the end of the 42nd Parliament lapsed immediately before the commencement of the 43rd Parliament.

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43rd Parliament

Bills considered by the Senate in the period 28 September to 31 December 2010

Origin

Introduced in the Senate (28 September to 31 December 2010):

 

Government bills

10

 

 

Private senators' bills

44

 

 

Total

54

Received from the House of Representatives (28 September to 31 December 2010):

 

Government bills

50

 

 

Private member's bill

1

 

 

Total

51

Restored to the Notice Paper:

 

Private senators' bills

 

4

 

Total

109

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate:

 

Passed by both Houses:

 

 

Government bills

36

 

 

Still before the House of Representatives:

 

 

Government bills

4

 

 

Total

40

Bills still before the Senate:

 

Government bills

20

 

 

Private senators' bills

48

 

 

Private member's bill

1

 

 

Total

69

Total

109

 

Annual Statistics

Bills on which there was a disagreement between the Houses: More info
5
 
Bills to which amendments and requests were moved during 2010

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were moved More info

15

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were agreed

4

 

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

40

 

Bills to which amendments were agreed in committee of the whole

28

 

Bills to which requests were moved in committee of the whole

4

 

Bills to which requests were agreed in committee of the whole

3

 

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

11

 

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

9

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

Agreed to

Negatived

Government

393

0

Opposition

55

95

Australian Greens1

22

129

Family First Party

0

27

Independent (Senator Xenophon)

14

23

Independent/Australian Greens

2

0

Total

486

274

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

 

1 2 amendments withdrawn

 

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

 

Total amendments, requests etc moved

762

 

 


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