Speaker pro tempore of the House of Representatives of Puerto Rico

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Speaker pro tempore of the
House of Representatives of Puerto Rico
Incumbent
Gabriel Rodríguez Aguiló

since January 12, 2009
Style The Honorable
(diplomatic)
Mister Speaker
(when presiding over the House)
Nominator Nominated by the House
Appointer Elected by the House
Term length 4 years
Formation House Rule IV
January 12, 2009

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

The current Speaker pro tempore is Gabriel Rodríguez Aguiló (PNP) who is expected to be replaced by Roberto Rivera (PPD) in 2013.

Speakers pro tempore[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reconocen a 22 ‘Ponceños Ilustres’. La Perla del Sur. Ponce, Puerto Rico. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013.
  2. ^ Reconocen a 22 ‘Ponceños Ilustres’. La Perla del Sur. Ponce, Puerto Rico. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013.