President pro tempore of the Senate of Puerto Rico

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Vice President of the
Senate of Puerto Rico
Incumbent
José Luis Dalmau

since January 2, 2013
Style The Honorable
(diplomatic)
Madam Vice President
(when presiding over the Senate)
Nominator Nominated by the Senate
Appointer Elected by the Senate
Term length 4 years
Inaugural holder Eduardo Georgetti
August 13, 1917
Formation House Rule V
January 12, 2009

The Vice President of the Senate of Puerto Rico (commonly known as the President pro tempore) is the second highest-ranking officer of the Senate of Puerto Rico and substitutes the President in his absence. The President pro tempore is counterparted in the House by the Speaker pro tempore of the House.

The current President pro tempore is Margarita Nolasco (PNP) who is expected to be replaced by José Luis Dalmau (PPD) in 2013.

Presidents pro tempore[edit]