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senate vote 2016-03-02#5

Edited by mackay

on 2016-07-07 10:38:40

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  • Bills — Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016; First Reading
  • Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016 - First Reading - Put the question

Description

  • "Senator BRANDIS (Queensland—Attorney-General, Vice-President of the Executive Council and Leader of the Government in the Senate) (11:32): I move:
  • The majority voted in favour of the following [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org.au/senate/?id=2016-03-02.11.2) put by Liberal Senator [George Brandis](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/queensland/george_brandis):
  • That the question be now put."
  • > *That the question be now put.*
  • This is a '[closure of debate](http://www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliament/Senate/Powers_practice_n_procedures/aso/so199)' motion, which means it ends debate on a particular question so that the Senate can vote immediately on it. Basically, this motion is to speed things along.
  • ### What was the question?
  • The question that could then be asked without further debate was whether:
  • > *this bill may now proceed without formalities.*
  • Read more about this [motion](https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/divisions/senate/2016-03-02/6).
senate vote 2016-03-02#5

Edited by brtrx

on 2016-03-18 04:37:14

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  • <p class="speaker">Stephen Parry</p>
  • <p>The question now is that this bill may now proceed without formalities.</p>
  • <p class="speaker">George Brandis</p>
  • "Senator BRANDIS (Queensland—Attorney-General, Vice-President of the Executive Council and Leader of the Government in the Senate) (11:32): I move:
  • That the question be now put."
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That the question be now put.</p>