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senate vote 2016-03-02#13

Edited by mackay

on 2016-07-07 12:40:52

Title

  • Bills — Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016; First Reading
  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016 - First Reading - Suspend standing orders

Description

  • <p class="motion-notice motion-notice-notext">No motion text available</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2016-03-02.11.2) introduced by the Leader of the Government in the Senate, Liberal Senator [George Brandis](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/queensland/george_brandis):
  • > *That the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (8) of [standing order 111](http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Chamber_documents/Senate_chamber_documents/standingorders/b00/b20) not apply to this bill, allowing it to be considered during this period of sittings.*
  • Basically, this motion was to speed up consideration of the bill, so the senators who supported the motion were voting to hurry things along.