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OMB Reporting Questions

For reference, here are the questions your agency will need to report on, when you file your twice-yearly IT accessibility/Section 508 program maturity report to OMB.

Part 1: Agency Information

  • Agency Name
  • Submitter Name
  • Number of Federal Employees responsible for supporting Section 508 Program
  • Number of Contractors responsible for supporting Section 508 Program

Part 2: Program Maturity Metrics

Please indicate the maturity level (see below) that best reflects your organization’s overall status in the following areas for the current reporting cycle.

  • Acquisition - Review procurement solicitations to ensure Section 508 contract language is incorporated into Statements of Work and Performance Work Statements.
  • Technology Lifecycle Activities - Ensure 508 requirements are incorporated into technology lifecycle activities, including enterprise architecture, design, development, testing, deployment, and ongoing maintenance activities.
  • Testing and Validation - Test and validate Section 508 conformance claims.
  • Complaints Process - Track and resolve incoming Section 508 complaints.
  • Training - Train stakeholders on roles and responsibilities related to Section 508 compliance.

Maturity Levels

  • Ad Hoc: No formal policies, processes, or procedures defined.
  • Planned: Policies, processes, and procedures defined and communicated.
  • Resourced: Resources committed and/or staff trained to implement policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Measured: Validation is performed; results are measured and tracked.

Part 3: Website Compliance Metrics

Provide the number (#) evaluated and percentage (%) conformant with technical standards for the current reporting cycle.

  • Number of Internet web pages evaluated (numeric value only - no commas)
  • Percent (%) of Internet web pages found to be conformant (numeric value only - no percentage sign)
  • Number of Intranet web pages evaluated (numeric value only - no commas)
  • Percent (%) of Intranet web pages evaluated (numeric value only - no percentage sign)

Reviewed/Updated: December 2019