Majority Floor Leader of the Senate of the Philippines
|Majority Floor Leader of the Senate of the Philippines|
|Appointer||Elected by the Senate of the Philippines|
|Inaugural holder||Francisco Villanueva|
|Formation||October 16, 1916|
|Website||Senate of the Philippines|
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The Majority leader of the Senate of the Philippines (also called as the Senate Majority Floor Leader) is the leader elected by the majority party of the Senate of the Philippines that serves as their official leader in the body.
He also manages the business of the majority part in the Senate. By tradition, the Senate President or any Presiding Officer gives the Majority leader priority in obtaining the floor and also, he is the traditional Chairman of the Committee on Rules.
The current Majority Floor Leader of the Senate is Alan Peter Cayetano, who has held the office of Majority Leader since July 22, 2013. His term will expire at the end of the 16th Congress on June 30, 2016.
List of Majority Floor Leaders
Living former Majority Leaders of the Senate
Currently there are eight living former Majority Leader of the Senate:
Alberto Romulo (Independent), served 1991-1996
Francisco Tatad, served 1996-1998,2000-2001
Aquilino Pimentel, Jr. (PDP-Laban), served 2002
Juan Miguel Zubiri (Lakas-CMD), served 2008-2010