Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland
|Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland
Marszałek Senatu Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej
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The Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland (Polish: Marszałek Senatu Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej) is a presiding officer of the Senate of Poland. He or she is also third person according to the Polish order of precedence, after President of the Republic of Poland and Sejm Marshal, and second in line to became Acting President of the Republic of Poland (after Sejm Marshal; in period 1935-1939 Senate Marshal was the first).
Because of both precedence order and succession order, he or she is commonly referred to as the "third person in state".
His deputy is the Vice-Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland.
- Represent Senate
- Preside over Senate sessions
- Preside over Senate Presidium and caucus of heads of Senatorial caucuses (Konwent Seniorów) meetings
- Performing some representative roles on the state level
- Becoming Acting President when Sejm Marshal cannot do so
- Is in charge on peacekeeping in the Senate
List of officeholders
|Wojciech Trąmpczyński||November 28, 1922 - March 26, 1928|
|Julian Szymański||March 27, 1928-December 8, 1930||Nonpartisan Bloc for Cooperation with the Government|
|Władysław Raczkiewicz||December 9, 1930-October 3, 1935||Nonpartisan Bloc for Cooperation with the Government|
|Aleksander Prystor||October 4, 1935-November 27, 1938||Nonpartisan Bloc for Cooperation with the Government|
|Bogusław Miedziński||November 28, 1938-November 2, 1939||Camp of National Unity|
- In modern Poland:
|Andrzej Stelmachowski||November 22, 1989-November 26, 1991||Obywatelski Klub Parlamentarny|
|August Chełkowski||November 26, 1991-October 15, 1993||Solidarity|
|Adam Struzik||October 26, 1993-October 19, 1997||Polish Peasant Party|
|Alicja Grześkowiak||October 21, 1997-October 18, 2001||Solidarity Electoral Action|
|Longin Pastusiak||October 20, 2001-October 18, 2005||Democratic Left Alliance|
|Bogdan Borusewicz||October 20, 2005–Incumbent|
- This article incorporates information from the revision as of 2008-02-11 of the equivalent article on the Polish Wikipedia.