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
Roberto Rivera Ruiz

since January 12, 2013
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 January 12, 2013

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 has a counterpart in the Senate by the President pro tempore of the Senate.

The current Speaker pro tempore, as of 2013, is Roberto Rivera Ruiz (PPD).[1]


List of Speakers pro tempore[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jaime Perelló: presidente de la Cámara con amplio apoyo". NotiCel. November 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ Reconocen a 22 ‘Ponceños Ilustres’. La Perla del Sur. Ponce, Puerto Rico. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013.
  3. ^ Reconocen a 22 ‘Ponceños Ilustres’. La Perla del Sur. Ponce, Puerto Rico. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013.