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Assistant Secretary for Legislation (ASL)

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Legislation serves the Secretary as the primary link between the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Congress.

ASL Mission
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Legislation is responsible for the development and implementation of the Department's legislative agenda.  View Mission>>

ASL Divisions
The office consists of six divisions:

The ASL Congressional Liaison Office (CLO) responds to congressional inquiries about grant awards; notifies congressional offices of grant awards made by the Department; and facilitates technical assistance regarding grants to Members of Congress and their staff.  View Grants>>

A complete listing of testimony by the Secretary and other Department officials before the United States Congress.  View Testimony>>

Content created by Assistant Secretary for Legislation
Content last reviewed on July 23, 2013