12 CFR § 797.1 - Scope.

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§ 797.1 Scope.

This part establishes NCUA procedures for the collection of certain debts owed to the United States.

(a) This part applies to collections by NCUA from:

(1) Federal employees who are indebted to NCUA;

(2) Employees of NCUA who are indebted to other agencies or NCUA; and

(3) Former federal employees who are indebted to NCUA.

(b) This part does not apply:

(1) To debts or claims arising under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (Title 26, U.S. Code), the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 301 et seq.), or the tariff laws of the United States;

(2) To a situation to which the Contract Disputes Act (41 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) applies;

(3) In any case where collection of a debt is explicitly provided for or prohibited by another statute;

(4) To debts owed to or payments made by NCUA in connection with NCUA's conservatorship, liquidation, supervision, enforcement, or insurance responsibilities pursuant to 12 U.S.C. 1786 and 1787, nor does it limit or affect NCUA's authority with respect to debts and/or claims pursuant to 12 U.S.C. 1752(a) and 1766.

(c) Nothing in this part precludes the compromise, suspension, or termination of collection actions, where appropriate, under standards implementing the Debt Collection Improvement Act (DCIA) (31 U.S.C. 3711 et seq.), the Federal Claims Collection Standards (FCCS) (31 CFR parts 900 through 904); or any other applicable law.