APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE; Congressional Record Vol. 158, No. 172
(Senate - January 01, 2013)

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              APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will please read a communication to 
the Senate from the President pro tempore (Mr. Leahy).
  The legislative clerk read the following letter:

                                                      U.S. Senate,


                                        President pro tempore,

                                  Washington, DC, January 1, 2013.
     To the Senate:
       Under the provisions of rule I, paragraph 3, of the 
     Standing Rules of the Senate, I hereby appoint the Honorable 
     Barbara Boxer, a Senator from the State of California, to 
     perform the duties of the Chair.
                                                 Patrick J. Leahy,
                                            President pro tempore.

  Mrs. BOXER thereupon assumed the chair as Acting President pro 
tempore.

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