president pro tempore


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president pro tem·po·re

 (tĕm′pə-rē)
n. pl. presidents pro tempore
The senator who presides over the US Senate in the absence of the vice president.

pres′ident pro tem′pore


n.
a senator, usu. a senior member of the majority party, who is chosen to preside over the Senate in the absence of the vice president.
Also called pres′ident pro tem′.
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The Senate shall choose their other Officers, and also a President pro tempore, in the Absence of the Vice-President, or when he shall exercise the Office of President of the United States.
SB 350 builds on California's historic commitment to lead the world in the fight against climate change and build a healthy and livable planet for our children and grandchildren," said California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon.
In fact, State Senate President Pro Tempore Robert Jubelirer called Swann "the best communicator" since Ronald Reagan and "Ed Rendell's worst nightmare.
In 1995, she accepted a position as district representative to former State Senate President Pro Tempore John Burton and helped constituents deal with vexing issues involving licensing, job training, tax issues, unemployment, and Medi-Cal.
Two local TV stations covered the campaign; state senate president pro tempore Robert Geddes, a Republican who was the amendment's senate sponsor, told one that the stickers were wrong "because I think everybody has the same rights here in Idaho, and we're not taking anybody's rights away.
As 25th Ward alderman and president pro tempore of the Chicago City Council, Daniel Solis is perhaps UNO's most successful alumnus.
Stevens, it seems, is president pro tempore of the Senate.
September 11, 2003, letter to Senate President pro Tempore John Burton and Assembly Speaker Herb Wesson, from Gilbert Cedillo and Daria Frommer, reprinted in Senate Journal (Sept.
Perez, California State Senate President Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and Lt.
Speakers include California Treasurer John Chiang, California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of the U.
Paying attention to details is something Jonathan Dismang said he learned early in his career, and it has benefited him as both a businessman and as president pro tempore of the Arkansas Senate.
Marc Pacheco (D-Taunton) to Senate President Pro Tempore and senators Cynthia Creem (D-Newton), Brian Joyce (D-Milton) and Mark Montigny (D-New Bedford) were promoted to assistant majority leader.