Legislation—general 2011 - 2020

as at 30 June 2018

2011 2012 2013* 2014 2015 2016* 2017 2018 2019 2020
Bills passed by Senate 188 207 146 135  181 102  141 76    
Bills passed by Senate then laid aside or discharged by Reps or removed from Reps Notice Paper 0 1 1 1  0 0  0 0    
Bills discharged from Senate Notice Paper 4 2 4 2  2 0  2 0    
Bills negatived by Senate 3 7 4 28 3  3 0    
Number of amendments moved to adoption of committee report+ 0 0 0 0  0 0  0 0    
Agreed to N/A N/A N/A N/A  N/A N/A  N/A N/A    
Number of bills on which there were disagreements between the Houses 0 2 1 4  3 5  2  1    
Number of bills referred to Senate committees 123 100 99 122 109  72  105  55    

* Indicates an election year

+When all matters referred to a committee have been considered, the chair shall be directed to report to the Senate. Resolutions reported from a committee may be agreed to or disagreed to by the Senate, or agreed to with amendments. (See Senate Standing Order 148)

Bills passed by the Senate

Comparison of number of bills passed by the Senate from 2011 to 2016

Passage of bills through the Senate

Comparison of bills passed the Senate or negatived/discharged by the Senate from 2011 to 2016

Bills referred to committees

Comparison of numbers of bills referred to committees from 2011 to 2016 

* indicates an election year

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