About the Committee
(Extract from the Rules of the Senat)
12-1. At the beginning of each session, the Senate shall appoint a Committee of Selection composed of nine Senators.
12-2. (1)(a) Within the first five sitting days of each session, the Committee of Selection shall present a separate report on its nomination of the Speaker pro tempore.
12-2. (1)(b) Once the report is adopted by the Senate, the Speaker pro tempore shall serve for the duration of the session.
12-2. (2) Except as otherwise provided, the Committee of Selection shall present a report on its nomination of Senators to serve on the standing committees and the standing joint committees.