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Kyle Janek Kyle L. Janek
Full Name: Kyle Lee Janek

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 17 Jan 9, 2007 - Jun 2, 2008 80th (1) (2) (3)   Republican West University Place / Harris   Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Jefferson
S 17 Jan 14, 2003 - Jan 9, 2007 79th   78th (4)   Republican West University Place / Harris   Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Jefferson
S 17 Nov 19, 2002 - Jan 14, 2003 77th (5) (6)   Republican West University Place / Harris   Brazoria, Fort Bend, Harris
H 134 Jan 9, 2001 - Nov 19, 2002 77th (5) (6)   Republican Houston / Harris   Harris
H 134 Jan 12, 1999 - Jan 9, 2001 76th   Republican Houston / Harris   Harris
H 134 Jan 14, 1997 - Jan 12, 1999 75th   Republican Houston / Harris   Harris
H 134 Jan 10, 1995 - Jan 14, 1997 74th   Republican Houston / Harris   Harris
(1) Janek resignation letter dated 5/28/2008, effective 6/2/2008. Governor Rick Perry.
(2) Proclamations, 6/2/2008 and 11/17/2008, Ordering special election on 11/4/2008 and runoff on 12/16/2008 in Senate District 17 to serve unexpired term of Kyle Janek. Governor Rick Perry.
(3) Joan Huffman, in special election 11/4/2008, runoff 12/16/2008, sworn 12/16/2008, succeeded unexpired term of Kyle Janek, resigned effective 6/2/2008. Texas Secretary of State - Historical Election Returns, 1992-Current.
(4) 78th Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office, 1/14/2003, SR 7, pp. 15-16. Drew 4-year term. Senate Journal.
(5) Kyle Janek, in special election 11/5/2002, sworn 11/19/2002, succeeded James E. ["Buster"] Brown, resigned 8/29/2002. House note: Janek, sworn 11/19/2002, as senator, no successor. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(6) Janek oath of office 11/19/2002. Texas Senate, Secretary of the Senate.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biography and photo, "Senator Kyle Janek joins Institute advisory board," Volume XVI, Number 2, February 2003, p. 1. Health Law News.
  • Biographical sketch and photo, former Texas Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Kyle Janek. Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
  • Biographical sketch, 77th Legislature. Texas House of Representatives.
  • Biographical sketch and photos, "A Doctor in the House: Freshman Rep Kyle Janek, MD, Juggles Medical Practice, Politics," by Ken Ortolon, Volume 91, Number 6, June 1995, pp. 17-21. Texas Medicine.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 78th Legislative Session, 2003.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 79th Legislative Session, 2005.
  • Biographical sketch and photo. Texas Senators, 80th Legislative Session, 2007.
  • Other Resources
  • Profile of the Senator's father, Eddie Janek: "Operation crossroads: veteran witnesses atomic blasts," May 2009. County Progress; the Business Magazine for County Officials.
  • Appointed Executive Commissioner, Texas Health and Human Services Commission by Governor Rick Perry, 7/30/2012. "Gov. Perry Announces Janek and Traylor to Lead New Leadership Team at HHSC," Appointment letter, effective 9/1/2012. Governor Rick Perry.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Dr. Kyle L. Janek, 74th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Dr. Kyle L. Janek, 75th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Dr. Kyle L. Janek, 76th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Kyle Janek, 77th Legislature, Members of the 77th Legislature Texas House of Representatives (CD-RW)
  • Photograph. Kyle Janek, 77th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Dr. Kyle L. Janek, 77th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Kyle Janek, 78th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Kyle Janek, 79th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph, Flip Book Photographs: Texas House of Representatives, 74th Legislature, 1995.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 77th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 78th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 79th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 80th session composite photo of Senate members (Senate chamber, west wall. 2E.8). State Preservation Board.
  • 74th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 75th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 76th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 77th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, north wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    80th R.S. - 2007
    Business and Commerce  
    Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies and Economic Development (Chair) 
    Education (Vice Chair) 
    Finance  
    Health and Human Services  
    79th R.S. - 2005
    Administration  
    Business and Commerce (Vice Chair) 
    Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies and Economic Development (Chair) 
    Education  
    Education Subcommittee on Higher Education  
    Finance  
    Finance Subcommittee on Capital Funding for Higher Education  
    Health and Human Services (Vice Chair) 
    Medical Peer Review Process, Interim (Co-Chair) 
    Power of Eminent Domain, Interim (Co-Chair) 
    Windstorm Coverage and Budgetary Impact, Interim  
    78th R.S. - 2003
    Administration  
    Committee of the Whole Senate  
    Education  
    Education Subcommittee on Higher Education  
    Finance  
    Health and Human Services (Vice Chair) 
    Higher Education, Interim  
    Higher Education, Legislative Oversight  
    Workers' Compensation, Select, Interim  
    77th R.S. - 2001
    Appropriations  
    Civil Practices (Vice Chair) 
    Health Services  
    76th R.S. - 1999
    Appropriations  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services  
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Tobacco  
    Civil Practices (Vice Chair) 
    75th R.S. - 1997
    Business and Industry  
    Public Health  
    74th R.S. - 1995
    Business and Industry  
    Health and Human Services Block Grants, House Joint  
    Public Health  
     

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