25th Senate of Puerto Rico

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25th Senate of Puerto Rico
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In session
January 2, 2013 – January 1, 2017
Leadership
President Eduardo Bhatia
President pro tem José Luis Dalmau
Majority Leader Aníbal José Torres
Majority Whip Rossana López
Minority Leaders Larry Seilhamer
María de Lourdes Santiago
Minority Whip Carmelo Ríos
Non-officers
Secretary Tania Barbarossa
Sergeant-at-Arms Luis A. Ramos Rivera
Structure
Seats 27 voting members
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Parties represented      18 PPD
     8 PNP
     1 PIP
Length of term 4 years
Elections
Last election November 6, 2012
Next election November 8, 2016
Legislature
17th Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico
Lower house
29th House of Representatives of Puerto Rico
Sessions
1st January 14, 2013 – June 30, 2013
2nd August 19, 2013 – November 19, 2013
3rd January 13, 2014 – June 30, 2014
4th August 18, 2014 – November 18, 2014
5th January 12, 2015 – June 30, 2015
6th August 17, 2015 – November 17, 2015
7th January 11, 2016 – June 30, 2016
8th August 15, 2016 – November 15, 2016

The 25th Senate of Puerto Rico is the upper house of the 17th Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico and will meet from January 2, 2013, to January 1, 2017. All members were elected in the General Elections of 2012. The Senate has a majority of members from the Popular Democratic Party (PPD).[1][2][3] The body is counterparted by the 29th House of Representatives of Puerto Rico in the lower house.

Leadership[edit]

      PPD        PNP        PIP
Office Senator District Party
President Eduardo Bhatia At-large PPD
President pro tempore José Luis Dalmau District VII Humacao PPD
Majority Leader Aníbal José Torres At-large PPD
Majority Whip Rossana López León At-large PPD
Minority Leader Larry Seilhamer Rodríguez At-large PNP
Minority Whip Carmelo Ríos District II Bayamón PNP
Minority Leader Maria de Lourdes Santiago At-large PIP

Members[edit]

      PPD        PNP        PIP
District Name Political party
At-large Angel Rosa PPD
At-large Aníbal José Torres PPD
At-large Antonio Fas Alzamora PPD
At-large Cirilo Tirado PPD
At-large Eduardo Bhatia PPD
At-large Rossana López León PPD
District I San Juan José Nadal Power PPD
District I San Juan Ramón Luis Nieves PPD
District IV Mayagüez–Aguadilla Gilberto Rodríguez PPD
District IV Mayagüez–Aguadilla María Teresa González PPD
District V Ponce Martín Vargas Morales PPD
District V Ponce Ramón Ruiz PPD
District VI Guayama Ángel M. Rodríguez Otero PPD
District VI Guayama Miguel A. Pereira PPD
District VII Humacao Jorge Suárez PPD
District VII Humacao José Luis Dalmau PPD
District VIII Carolina Luis Daniel Rivera PPD
District VIII Carolina Pedro A. Rodríguez PPD
At-large Itzamar Peña PNP
At-large Larry Seilhamer Rodríguez PNP
At-large Margarita Nolasco PNP
At-large Thomas Rivera Schatz PNP
District II Bayamón Carmelo Ríos PNP
District II Bayamón Migdalia Padilla PNP
District III Arecibo Ángel Martínez Santiago PNP
District III Arecibo José Joito Pérez PNP
At-large Maria de Lourdes Santiago PIP

Non-officers[edit]

      PPD
Post Name Political party
Secretary Tania Barbarossa[4] PPD
Serjeant-at-Arms Luis A. Ramos Rivera[a] PPD

Commissions[edit]

Name Chair Ranking
Agriculture to be determined to be determined
Banking, Consumer Affairs, and Public Corporations to be determined to be determined
Civil Legal to be determined to be determined
Commerce and Cooperativism to be determined to be determined
Criminal Justice to be determined to be determined
Government to be determined to be determined
Economic Development and Planning to be determined to be determined
Education and Family Matters to be determined to be determined
Federal Relations and Informatics to be determined to be determined
Health to be determined to be determined
Internal Affairs to be determined to be determined
Labor, Veterans' Affairs, and Human Resources to be determined to be determined
Mountain to be determined to be determined
Municipal Matters to be determined to be determined
Natural and Environmental Resources to be determined to be determined
Public Safety and Judiciary Matters to be determined to be determined
Recreation and Sports to be determined to be determined
Rules and Calendar to be determined to be determined
Social Welfare to be determined to be determined
Tourism and Culture to be determined to be determined
Treasury to be determined to be determined
Urbanism and Infrastructure to be determined to be determined
Western Development to be determined to be determined
Women's Affairs to be determined to be determined

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Senate (2013) "Sometida a votación la elección del Sargento de Armas, la misma es aprobada y el señor Presidente, proclama al señor Luis A. Ramos Rivera, como Sargento de Armas del Senado del Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico."[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El Senado será dominado por populares". El Nuevo Día (in Spanish). 7 November 2012. Archived from the original on 7 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "SENADORES POR DISTRITO RESULTADOS POR DISTRITO SENATORIAL". Comisión Estatal de Elecciones de Puerto Rico (in Spanish). 29 December 2012. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "SENADORES POR ACUMULACIÓN RESULTADOS ISLA". Comisión Estatal de Elecciones de Puerto Rico (in Spanish). 29 December 2012. Retrieved 7 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Cronología de los Secretarios del Senado" (in Spanish). Senate of Puerto Rico. Retrieved August 11, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Sesión Inaugural, Actas del Senado de Puerto Rico, Decimoséptima Asamblea Legislativa, Primera Sesion Ordinaria" (in Spanish). Senate of Puerto Rico. January 14, 2013. Retrieved August 11, 2013.