Definitions for "Presiding"
Keywords:  senate, tempore, tie, pro, speak
Administering the business of the Senate or House, controlling the order of business, referring bills, interpreting rules, voting only in case of a tie (in the Senate only), recognizing members to speak.
The act of managing the proceedings during 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.
a. & n. from Preside.