Responsible Program Official Law and Legal Definition

According to 13 CFR 106.101 (Title 13 - Business Credit And Assistance; Chapter I - Small Business Administration; Part 106 - Cosponsorships, Fee And Non-Fee Based SBA-Sponsored Activities And Gifts; Subpart A - Scope And Definitions), Responsible Program Official is “an SBA senior management official from the originating office who is accountable for the solicitation and/or acceptance of a Gift to the SBA; a Cosponsored Activity; a Fee Based SBA-Sponsored Activity; or a Non-Fee Based SBA-Sponsored Activity. If the originating office is a district or branch office, the Responsible Program Official is the district director or their deputy. In headquarters, the Responsible Program Official is the management board member or their deputy with responsibility for the relevant program area.”