Legislation statistics 2002

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Bills considered by the Senate in the period 1 January to 31 December 2002

Origin

Introduced in the Senate (1 January to 31 December 2002):

 

Government bills

12

 

 

Private senators' bills

15

 

 

Total

27

Received from the House of Representatives (1 January to 31 December 2002):*

 

Government bills

 

168

Bills restored to Senate Notice Paper
  Private senators' bills  
22
Bills created by division of bill in Senate  
1

Total

218

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate:

 

Passed by both Houses:

 

 

Government bills

148

 

 

Still before the House of Representatives:

 

 

Government bills

3

 

 

Laid aside by the House of Representatives:

 

 

Government bills

3

 

 

Total

154

Bills negatived in the Senate:

 

Negatived at second reading

3

 

 

Negatived at third reading

2

 

 

Total

5

Bills discharged from the Notice Paper:

 

Government bill

1

 

 

Private senator's bill

1

 

 

Total

2

Bills still before the Senate:

 

Government bills

20

 

 

Private senators' bills

36

 

 

Total

56

Government bill with Senate amendments not agreed to by House of Representatives, message not yet reported in Senate

1

Total

218

* A message was reported transmitting the Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Disability Reform) Bill 2002, but no motion was moved to have the message considered by the Senate. Consequently that bill is not included in these statistics.

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Bills on which there was a disagreement between the Houses: More info
12
 
Bills to which amendments and requests were moved during 2002

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were moved More info

35

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were agreed

22

 

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

49

 

Bills to which amendments were agreed in committee of the whole

36

 

Bills to which requests were moved in committee of the whole

5

 

Bills to which requests were agreed in committee of the whole

2

 

Bills to which items (etc) were opposed and negatived in committee of the whole

12

 

Bills to which items (etc) were opposed and agreed to in committee of the whole

11

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Amendments and requests moved in committee of the whole

Moved by

Amendments

Requests

Agreed to

Negatived

Agreed to

Negatived

Government

181

10

0

0

Opposition1

160

18

2

0

Australian Democrats2

77

127

0

4

Independent (Harradine)3

1

21

0

0

Independent (Lees)
0
0
0
0
Independent (Murphy)
2
5
0
0

Australian Greens

1

54

0

0

One Nation

0

8

0

0

Senator Abetz

0

16

0

0

Senator Barnett4
5
7
0
0

Senator Bishop5

2

3

0

0

Senator Boswell
0
2
0
0
Senator Collins
3
2
0
0
Senator Hogg6
1
5
0
0

Senators McLucas and Stott Despoja

2

0

0

0

Senator Nettle
0
7
0
0

Total

435

285

2

4

1 1 amendment was moved and subsequently withdrawn.

2 2 amendments were moved and subsequently withdrawn.

3 18 amendments were moved and subsequently withdrawn.

4 1 amendment was moved and subsequently withdrawn.

5 1 amendment was moved and subsequently withdrawn.

6 1 amendment was moved and subsequently withdrawn.

Total amendments moved
744
Total requests moved
6

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