(a)Credit reporting agency means (1) a reporting agency as defined at 4 CFR 102.5(a), or (2) any entity which has entered into an agreement with USDA concerning the referral of credit information.
(b)Collection agency means a private debt collection contractor under Federal Supply Schedule contract with the General Services Administration (GSA) for professional debt collection services.
(c)Comptroller means the employee of FCIC filling that position or the person designated by the Comptroller to perform that function.
(d)Debt and claim are deemed synonymous and are used interchangeably herein. The debt or claim is an amount of money which has been determined by an appropriate agency official to be owed to FCIC by any individual, organization or entity, except another Federal agency; State, local or foreign government or agencies thereof; Indian tribal governments; or other public institutions.
The debt or claim may have arisen from overpayment, premium non-payment, interest, penalties, reclamations resulting from payments under good faith reliance provisions, or other causes.
(e)Delinquent debt means (1) any debt owed to FCIC that has not been paid by the termination date specified in the applicable contract of insurance, or other due date for payment contained in any other agreement, or notification of indebtedness, and (2) any overdue amount owed to FCIC by a debtor which is the subject of an installment payment agreement which the debtor has failed to satisfy under the terms of such agreement.
(f)System of records means a group of any records under the control of FCIC from which information is retrieved by the name of the individual by some identifying number, symbol, or other identification assigned to the individual.
(g)Request for review means that request submitted to FCIC by a debtor for a review of the facts resulting in the determination of indebtedness to FCIC. FCIC allows 45 days for such request and any request submitted within that period is considered a timely request.
Title 7 published on 2014-01-01
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