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Office of Legislation's Standard Operating Procedures (1)

Description: Update current, develop, and implement standard operating procedures (SOPs) to improve the quality and consistency of OL’s work products.

Public Health Outcome: This key project supports FDA’s public health mission by improving the Office of Legislation’s processes for directing and managing FDA's legislative agenda and Congressional relations.

Accomplishment: As part of this project and to improve consistency and completeness of work products, OL prepared standardized document templates and a checklist for many tasks that cut across the office.

Milestone DescriptionMilestone DateMilestone StatusMilestone Completion Date

A. Review current OL SOPs to determine if an update is needed.

4/30/2010

Completed 4/30/2010

B. Identify areas that need updated SOPs.

5/14/2010

Completed 5/14/2010

C. Update SOPs to improve the quality and consistency of work products.

7/2/2010

(11/2/2010)

Completed 2/15/2012

D. Staff review/comment on SOPs to ensure accuracy and completeness.

7/23/2010

(12/13/2010)

(03/09/2012)

Completed 3/16/2012

E. Finalize SOPs by incorporating staff feedback.

8/13/2010

(12/13/2010)

(3/16/2012)

Completed 3/16/2012

F. Implement updated SOPs to improve the quality and consistency of OL’s work products for internal and external stakeholders.

9/30/2010

(1/30/2011)

(3/19/2012)

Completed 3/16/2012

Footnotes

  • (1) The dates in italics under the milestone due dates are revised milestone due dates which had to be updated due to real-time delays. The milestone status reflects the revised due dates.

Key Projects Legend

Milestone StatusDefinition
Not Yet StartedWork for specific milestone has not yet been started.
CompletedMilestone and/or overall project is completed.
On TrackMilestone - On track for completion by milestone deadline. Quarter status - Project is on track for completion based on overall milestone status.
On HoldMilestone - On hold, but deadline for completion has not passed. Quarter status - Project is on hold, based on overall milestone status.
DelayedMilestone - Delayed as it has not been completed and deadline has passed. Quarter status - Project is delayed based on overall milestone status.

Glossary

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