Legislation statistics 2001

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Bills considered by the Senate in the period 1 January to 27 September 2001

Origin

On Senate Notice Paper as at 1 January 2001:

 

Government bills (originating in Senate 1998, 1999, 2000)

13

 

 

Private senators' bills (originating in Senate 1999, 2000)

2

 

 

Government bills (received from House of Representatives 1998, 1999, 2000)*

17

 

 

Total

32

Introduced in the Senate (1 January to 31 December 2001):

 

Government bills

14

 

 

Private senators' bills

15

 

 

Total

29

Bill created by division of bill in Senate:

1

Received from the House of Representatives (1 January to 31 December 2001):

 

Government bills

 

158

Total

 

220

 

 

 

*

Includes 2 bills passed by the Senate in 2000 that were returned from the House of Representatives in 2001 for further consideration.

 

 

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Outcome

Bills passed by the Senate:

 

Passed by both Houses:

 

 

Government bills

169

 

 

Still before the House of Representatives at the end of the 39th Parliament:°

 

 

Government bills

1

 

 

Not introduced into House of Representatives at the end of the 39th Parliament:°

1

 

 

Total

 

171

Bills negatived in the Senate: More info

 

Negatived at second reading

 

9

Bills still before the Senate at the end of the 39th Parliament:

 

Government bills

23

 

 

Private senators' bills

17

 

 

Total

40

Total

 

220

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Bills considered by the Senate before 2001 still listed on the Senate Notice Paper at the end of the 39th Parliament:°

 

Government bills

2

 

 

Private senators' bills

36

 

 

Received from the House of Representatives

12

 

 

Created by division of bill in the Senate

1

 

 

Message reported

1

 

 

Total

 

52

 

Bills on which there was a disagreement between the Houses: More info
12
 
Bills to which amendments and requests were moved during 2001

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were moved More info

27

 

Bills to which second reading amendments were agreed

12

 

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

70

 

Bills to which amendments were agreed in committee of the whole

45

 

Bills to which requests were moved in committee of the whole

7

 

Bills to which requests were agreed in committee of the whole

5

 

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

15

 

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

5

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Amendments and requests moved in committee of the whole

Moved by

Amendments

Requests

Agreed to

Negatived

Agreed to

Negatived

Government

704

1

4

0

Opposition

124

66

2

1

Australian Democrats

170

137

1

13

Independent

0

5

0

0

Australian Greens *

8

33

0

0

Pauline Hansons One Nation

0

18

0

1

Total

1006

260

7

15

* There was 1 amendment moved and subsequently withdrawn.

Total amendments moved
1267
Total requests moved
22

° The prorogation of the Parliament on 8 October 2001 brought the 39th Parliament to a close. All items remaining on the Notice Paper at that time, including bills, lapse before the commencement of the 40th Parliament.


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