The Member who presides over a legislative Floor Session. In the Assembly, the presiding officer can be the Speaker, Speaker pro Tempore or any other Assembly Member appointed by the Speaker. In the Senate, the presiding officer can be the President, President pro Tempore, or any other Senator appointed by the President pro Tempore.
The member of the Senate or the House of Representatives whose responsibilities include administering the business of the house, controlling the order of business, referring bills, interpreting rules, and recognizing legislators to speak.
the president or senator currently presiding over legislative proceedings.
the leader of a group meeting
A Member of Parliament elected to preside over, or be in charge of, the business proceedings and administration of a House of Parliament. In the Legislative Council the Presiding Officer is called the President and in the House of Assembly, the Speaker.
In the Senate, a majority party senator who presides over the floor for a shift of about one hour. The chair is addressed as "Mr. President." First-term senators serve in the chair most often. In the House, the Speaker, or a majority party representative designated to be his substitute, who presides over floor proceedings, usually for several hours at a time. He/she is addressed as "Mr. Speaker." Experienced senior Members are chosen to preside over contentious debates, and first-term representatives serve in more routine periods of the day. The duties of the chair in both the House and Senate include keeping order, recognizing members to speak, and ruling on procedure.
The trustee or a representative of the Trustee at a 341 meeting.
The member who presides over a legislative Floor Session. In the Assembly, the presiding officer is usually the Speaker pro Tempore (not to be confused with the Speaker). In the Senate, it is a senior Senator designated by the Senate President pro Tempore.
The person designated to preside over the proceedings of a legislative body.
Person designated to preside at a legislative session.
A person representing the Chapter 13 Trustee at the Section 341(a) First Meeting of Creditors.
The person elected to direct the activities of a house.
The person elected todirect the activities of a house.
The Presiding Officer is in charge of ensuring that the business of the Parliament is conducted effectively, on time, fairly, within the rules and in an orderly manner. There are also two Deputy Presiding Officers.
The occupant of the Parliament’s Chair who, with two deputies, presides over meetings of the Parliament, and has a number of other important functions under the devolution legislation and the Parliament’s standing orders. The Presiding Officer, who is an MSP, is elected by the Parliament at its first meeting following a general election, or if there is a vacancy.
The member who is elected to preside over meetings of the Parliament, to chair the Parliamentary Bureau and the SPCB and to represent the Parliament externally. The Presiding Officer is elected by the Parliament at its first meeting following a general election or if there is a vacancy in the office. He or she has neutral status. The Presiding Officer is supported by two deputies (see Deputy Presiding Officers).