31 U.S. Code § 3719 - Reports on debt collection activities

(a) In consultation with the Comptroller General of the United States, the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe regulations requiring the head of each agency with outstanding nontax claims to prepare and submit to the Secretary at least once each year a report summarizing the status of loans and accounts receivable that are managed by the head of the agency. The report shall contain—
(1) information on—
(A) the total amount of loans and accounts receivable owed the agency and when amounts owed the agency are due to be repaid;
(B) the total amount of receivables and number of claims at least 30 days past due;
(C) the total amount written off as actually uncollectible and the total amount allowed for uncollectible loans and accounts receivable;
(D) the rate of interest charged for overdue debts and the amount of interest charged and collected on debts;
(E) the total number of claims and the total amount collected; and
(F) the number and total amount of claims referred to the Attorney General for settlement and the number and total amount of claims the Attorney General settles;
(2) the information described in clause (1) of this subsection for each program or activity the head of the agency carries out; and
(3) other information the Secretary considers necessary to decide whether the head of the agency is acting aggressively to collect the claims of the agency.
(b) The Secretary shall analyze the reports submitted under subsection (a) of this section and shall report annually to Congress on the management of debt collection activities by the head of each agency, including the information provided the Secretary under subsection (a).

Source

(Added Pub. L. 97–452, § 1(16)(A),Jan. 12, 1983, 96 Stat. 2473; amended Pub. L. 104–134, title III, § 31001(aa)(3),Apr. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 1321–380.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
3719(a) 31 App.:955(a). Oct. 25, 1982, Pub. L. 97–365, § 12, 96 Stat. 1756.
3719(b) 31 App.:955(b).

In subsection (a), before clause (1), the words “of the United States” are omitted as surplus. The words “the head of” are added for consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the United States Code. In clause (1)(C), the words “uncollectible loans and accounts receivable” are added for clarity. In clause (1)(F), the words “Attorney General” are substituted for “Department of Justice” for consistency in the revised title and with other titles of the Code, including 28:503, 509.
In subsection (b), the word “submitted” is substituted for “received by each agency” for clarity.
Amendments

1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–134, § 31001(aa)(3)(A)(i), amended first sentence generally. Prior to amendment, first sentence read as follows: “In consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury and the Comptroller General, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall prescribe regulations requiring the head of each agency with outstanding debts to prepare and submit to the Director and the Secretary at least once each year a report summarizing the status of loans and accounts receivable managed by the head of the agency.”
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 104–134, § 31001(aa)(3)(A)(ii), substituted “Secretary” for “Director”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–134, § 31001(aa)(3)(B), which directed that subsec. (b) be amended by substituting “Secretary” for “Director”, was executed by making the substitution to both places where “Director” appeared.
Termination of Reporting Requirements

For termination, effective May 15, 2000, of provisions of law requiring submittal to Congress of any annual, semiannual, or other regular periodic report listed in House Document No. 103–7 (in which the reporting requirement under subsec. (b) of this section is listed on page 42), see section 3003 ofPub. L. 104–66, as amended, and section 1(a)(4) [div. A, § 1402(1)] of Pub. L. 106–554, set out as notes under section 1113 of this title.
Consolidation of Reports

Pub. L. 104–134, title III, § 31001(aa)(4),Apr. 26, 1996, 110 Stat. 1321–380, provided that: “Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary of the Treasury may consolidate reports concerning debt collection otherwise required to be submitted by the Secretary into one annual report.”

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5 CFR - Administrative Personnel

5 CFR Part 1215 - DEBT MANAGEMENT

7 CFR - Agriculture

7 CFR Part 792 - DEBT SETTLEMENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

9 CFR - Animals and Animal Products

9 CFR Part 130 - USER FEES

10 CFR - Energy

10 CFR Part 15 - DEBT COLLECTION PROCEDURES

10 CFR Part 1015 - COLLECTION OF CLAIMS OWED THE UNITED STATES

11 CFR - Federal Elections

11 CFR Part 8 - COLLECTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE DEBTS

11 CFR Part 111 - COMPLIANCE PROCEDURE (2 U.S.C. 437g, 437d(a))

12 CFR - Banks and Banking

12 CFR Part 608 - COLLECTION OF CLAIMS OWED THE UNITED STATES

12 CFR Part 1208 - DEBT COLLECTION

12 CFR Part 1408 - COLLECTION OF CLAIMS OWED THE UNITED STATES

14 CFR - Aeronautics and Space

14 CFR Part 1261 - PROCESSING OF MONETARY CLAIMS (GENERAL)

17 CFR - Commodity and Securities Exchanges

17 CFR Part 143 - COLLECTION OF CLAIMS OWED THE UNITED STATES ARISING FROM ACTIVITIES UNDER THE COMMISSION'S JURISDICTION

22 CFR - Foreign Relations

22 CFR Part 34 - DEBT COLLECTION

22 CFR Part 309 - DEBT COLLECTION

29 CFR - Labor

29 CFR Part 20 - FEDERAL CLAIMS COLLECTION

29 CFR Part 100 - ADMINISTRATIVE REGULATIONS

29 CFR Part 1450 - COLLECTIONS OF CLAIMS OWED THE UNITED STATES

29 CFR Part 4903 - DEBT COLLECTION

30 CFR - Mineral Resources

30 CFR Part 1207 - SALES AGREEMENTS OR CONTRACTS GOVERNING THE DISPOSAL OF LEASE PRODUCTS

31 CFR - Money and Finance: Treasury

31 CFR Part 285 - DEBT COLLECTION AUTHORITIES UNDER THE DEBT COLLECTION IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1996

32 CFR - National Defense

32 CFR Part 537 - CLAIMS ON BEHALF OF THE UNITED STATES

36 CFR - Parks, Forests, and Public Property

36 CFR Part 1201 - COLLECTION OF CLAIMS

38 CFR - Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief

38 CFR Part 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

41 CFR - Public Contracts and Property Management

41 CFR Part 105-55 - COLLECTION OF CLAIMS OWED THE UNITED STATES

45 CFR - Public Welfare

45 CFR Part 30 - CLAIMS COLLECTION

45 CFR Part 1177 - CLAIMS COLLECTION

45 CFR Part 2506 - COLLECTION OF DEBTS

47 CFR - Telecommunication

47 CFR Part 1 - PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

49 CFR - Transportation

49 CFR Part 89 - IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FEDERAL CLAIMS COLLECTION ACT

49 CFR Part 1018 - DEBT COLLECTION

 

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