Recovery of other debts owed to the
(a) Procedures for Creditor
Agencies. Agencies seeking to recover a debt
by offset of Federal Benefit Payments payable to
the debtor must comply with the offset procedures
set forth in 31 U.S.C. 3716 and the FCCS. A
creditor agency may seek to collect a debt through
offset of Federal Benefit Payments pursuant to the
Department's procedures for administrative offset
set forth in 31 CFR part 5.
(b) Offset by the Benefits
Administrator. As required by 31 U.S.C.
3716(c), the Benefits Administrator must compare
payment records of the Retirement Funds with
records of debts submitted to the Financial
Management Service for collection by
administrative offset, and must offset payments to
satisfy, in whole or in part, debts owed by any
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