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 78th (4)   79th   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, 1992-2019.
(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

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

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

80th R.S. - 2007
Business and Commerce  
Business and Commerce Subcommittee on Emerging Technologies and Economic Development (Chair) 
Committee of the Whole Senate  
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, Interim  
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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