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The President of the Senate has the same responsibility as the Speaker of the House of Representatives. She/he presides over the Sitting of the Senate. It is the President's role to ensure that there is order and decorum during a Senate Sitting and also to apply the rules of the Senate (Standing Orders of the Senate). The President of the Senate chairs the Committee of the Whole Senate, the Constitution and Foreign Affairs Committee of the Senate and also any other Committee of the Senate. The President of the Senate is the Deputy Chairperson to the National Assembly Staff Committee.
Name Entered Office Left Office
Hon. Ewart W. FRANCIS 12 Mar 1965 3 Oct 1974
Hon. Elito Omar URBINA 8 Nov 1974 27 Jul 1979
Hon. George Osmond DAKERS 30 Nov 1979 21 Mar 1980
Hon. William COFFIN 23 May 1980 Dec 1983
Hon. Gadsby RAMOS 24 Jan 1984 9 Nov 1984
Hon. Doris June GARCIA 21 Dec 1984 31 Jul 1989
Hon. Jane USHER 15 Sep 1989 1 Jun 1993
Hon. Edward FLOWERS 16 Jul 1993 13 Jul 1998
Hon. Elizabeth ZABANEH 12 Sep 1998 1 Jul 2001
Hon. Sylvia FLORES 14 Aug 2001 4 Feb 2003
Hon. Philip ZUNIGA 4 Apr 2003 7 Jan 2008
Hon. Andrea GILL 14 Mar 2008 3 Feb 2012
Hon Marco PECH 21 Mar 2012 Sep 2015
Hon Lee Mark CHANG Nov 2015 present
source: http://www.nationalassembly.gov.bz
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