In practice, neither the vice president nor the president pro tempore usually
presides; instead, the duty of presiding officer is rotated among junior senators of
The president pro tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate
and is, by custom, the ... Presiding Officer Stripped of Powers March 4, 1825 ...
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 ...
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 title and function of the presiding officer of the state Senate has evolved over
... legislator and leader of the majority party was the president pro tempore.
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,
Aug 10, 2015 ... In the Senate, most power rests with party leaders and individual senators, but as
the chamber's presiding officer, the president pro tempore is ...
The Constitution designates the vice president as president of the Senate,
although ... The president pro tempore shares presiding officer duties with a
handful of ...
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The President pro Tempore, who also serves as the Chair of the Rule Committee,
is the ... The "Pro Tem" is the presiding office on the Floor, overseeing the ...
presiding officer of the Senate and is elected in a statewide election every four ...
in the Senate are made by the President Pro Tempore, who is elected by the.