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e-CFR data is current as of January 23, 2020

Title 7Subtitle APart 3


TITLE 7—Agriculture

Subtitle A—OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE

PART 3—DEBT MANAGEMENT

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Subpart A—GENERAL

§3.1
Purpose and scope.
§3.2
Authority.
§3.3
Definitions.
§3.4
Delegations of authority.
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Subpart B—STANDARDS FOR THE ADMINISTRATIVE COLLECTION AND COMPROMISE OF CLAIMS

§3.10
Aggressive agency collection activity.
§3.11
Demand for payment.
§3.12
Reporting of consumer debts.
§3.13
Contracting with private collection contractors and with entities that locate and recover unclaimed assets. [Reserved]
§3.14
Suspension or revocation of eligibility for loans and loan guarantees, licenses, permits, or privileges.
§3.15
Liquidation of collateral.
§3.16
Collection in installments.
§3.17
Interest, penalties, and administrative costs.
§3.18
Use and disclosure of mailing addresses.
§3.19
Standards for the compromise of claims.
§3.20
Standards for suspending or terminating collection activities.
§3.21
Referrals of Debts to Justice.
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Subpart C—REFERRAL OF DEBTS TO TREASURY

§3.30
General requirements.
§3.31
Mandatory referral for cross-servicing.
§3.32
Discretionary referral for cross-servicing.
§3.33
Required certification.
§3.34
Fees.
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Subpart D—ADMINISTRATIVE OFFSET

§3.40
Scope.
§3.41
Procedures for notification of intent to collect by administrative offset.
§3.42
Debtor rights to inspect or copy records, submit repayment proposals, or request administrative review.
§3.43
Non-centralized administrative offset.
§3.44
Centralized administrative offset.
§3.45
USDA payment authorizing agency offset of pro rata share of payments due entity in which debtor participates.
§3.46
Offset against tax refunds.
§3.47
Offset against amounts payable from Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund.
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Subpart E—ADMINISTRATIVE WAGE GARNISHMENT

§3.50
Purpose.
§3.51
Scope.
§3.52
Definitions.
§3.53
Procedures.
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Subpart F—ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEWS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFSET, ADMINISTRATIVE WAGE GARNISHMENT, AND DISCLOSURE TO CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES

§3.60
Applicability.
§3.61
Presiding employee.
§3.62
Procedures.
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Subpart G—FEDERAL SALARY OFFSET

§3.70
Scope.
§3.71
Definitions.
§3.72
Coordinating offset with another Federal agency.
§3.73
Determination of indebtedness.
§3.74
Notice requirements before offset.
§3.75
Request for a hearing.
§3.76
Result if employee fails to meet deadlines.
§3.77
Hearing.
§3.78
Written decision following a hearing.
§3.79
Review of USDA records related to the debt.
§3.80
Written agreement to repay debts as alternative to salary offset.
§3.81
Procedures for salary offset: when deductions may begin.
§3.82
Procedures for salary offset: types of collection.
§3.83
Procedures for salary offset: methods of collection.
§3.84
Procedures for salary offset: Imposition of interest, penalties, and administrative costs.
§3.85
Non-waiver of rights.
§3.86
Refunds.
§3.87
Agency regulations.
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Subpart H—COOPERATION WITH THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE

§3.90
Reporting discharged debts to the Internal Revenue Service.
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Subpart I—ADJUSTED CIVIL MONETARY PENALTIES

§3.91
Adjusted civil monetary penalties.

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