All changes made to the description and title of this division.

View division | Edit description

Change Division
senate vote 2016-03-02#13

Edited by mackay staff

on 2016-07-07 12:40:52


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


  • <p class="motion-notice motion-notice-notext">No motion text available</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion]( introduced by the Leader of the Government in the Senate, Liberal Senator [George Brandis](
  • > *That the provisions of paragraphs (5) to (8) of [standing order 111]( 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.