Legislation statistics 2011

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Bills considered by the Senate in the period 1 January to 31 December 2011

Origin

On Senate or House of Representatives Notice Paper as at 1 January 2011:

 

Government bills (originating in Senate 2010)

7

 

 

Government bills (received from House of Representatives 2010)

14

 

 

Private senator's bills (originating in Senate 2010)

10

 

  Private member's bill (received from House of Representatives 2010)
1
 

 

Total

32

Introduced in the Senate (1 January to 31 December 2011):

 

Government bills

14

 

 

Private senator's bill

28

 

 

Total

42

Received from the House of Representatives (1 January to 31 December 2011):

 

Government bills

167

 

 

Private members' bills

3

 

 

Total

170

 

Total

244

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate:

 

Passed by both Houses:

 

 

Government bills

182

 

    Private member's bill
3
 
    Private senator's bill
1
 

 

Still before the House of Representatives

 

 

Private senators' bill

1

 

 

House declined to consider bill:

 

 

Private senator's bill

1

 

 

Total

188

Bills passed by the Senate in 2010, passed both Houses in 2011

 

Government bills

 

4

Bills still before the Senate:

 

Government bills

15

 

 

Private senators' bills

30

 

 

Total

45

Negatived by the Senate:

 

At second reading:

 

 

Private senators' bills

2

 

 

At third reading:

 

 

Private senator's bill

1

 

 

Total

3

Discharged from the Senate Notice Paper:

 

Government bill

1

 

 

Private senators' bills

2

 

 

Private member's bill

1

 

 

Total

4

Total

 

244

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Bills on which there was a disagreement between the Houses: More info
0
 
Bills to which amendments and requests were moved during 2011

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were moved More info

17

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were agreed

6

 

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

57

 

Bills to which amendments were agreed in committee of the whole

32

 

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

6

 

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

16

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

Agreed to

Negatived

Government

204

0

Opposition1

11

257

Australian Greens2

18

21

Democratic Labor Party

0

0

Family First Party

0

0

Independent (Senator Xenophon)

49

59

Independent & Opposition3

 0

3

Independent & Australian Greens

 4

0

Senator Brandis

 0

2

Total

290

342

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

 

1    14 amendments were moved and subsequently withdrawn

2    1 amendment is pending

3    4 Opposition and Senator Xenophon amendments were moved and subsequently withdrawn

 

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

 

Total amendments, requests etc moved

651

 

 


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