Responsible Official Resource Manual
- Changes and Highlights
- Fundamental Responsibilities of the Responsible Official
- Knowledge of the Select Agent Regulations
- Authority and Responsibility
- Delegating Responsibility as an RO
- Compliance with the Select Agent Regulations
- Security Risk Assessment
- Internal Inspections of Select Agent Registered Areas
- Knowledge Check
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Changes & Highlights
This is a living document subject to ongoing improvement. Feedback or suggestions for improvement from entities registered with the Federal Select Agent Program (FSAP), as well as the general public, are welcomed.
- June 2016: Initial posting.
- March 2017: Revised due to updates to the select agent regulations.
- February 2019: Revised to remove “Three Year Cycle of RO Tasks” section and reference FSAP’s recently issued policy and guidance on entity annual internal inspections.