The president pro tempore also president pro tem, is the second-highest-ranking
official of the ... In the Senate, most power rests with party leaders and individual
senators, but as the chamber'...
The Constitution provides for a president pro tempore to preside over the Senate
... the occupant of the position was conceived as a temporary presiding officer.
Constitutionally Mandated Officers. Biden, Joseph R., Jr. Vice President · Biden,
Joseph R., Jr. Hatch, Orrin G. President Pro Tempore · Hatch, Orrin G. (R-UT) ...
When the vice president is absent, the president pro tempore presides over the
Senate. Junior senators fill in as presiding officer when neither the vice president
Nov 6, 2014 ... Hatch is set to become Senate president pro tempore, ... the presiding officer
usually rotates between the junior senators of the majority party.
If the vice-president is the president of the Senate, and his job is mainly ... has to
be a presiding officer, the job usually is rotated between junior senators of the ...
Jan 15, 2015 ... It almost never matters who the Senate president pro tempore is. ... lawmaker to
substitute for its normal presiding officer, the vice president.
The Lieutenant Governor is the presiding officer of the Senate and is elected in a
... The President pro tempore is elected by the Senate for a term of four years.
The Senate shall chuse their other Officers, and also a President pro tempore, in
the Absence of the Vice President, or when he shall exercise the Office of ...
The Senate shall choose their other Officers [other than the Vice President, the
constitutional President of the Senate], and also a President pro Tempore, ... of
the proposed Senate to choose its own presiding officer had been taken from it,