24 CFR 17.101 - Procedures for salary offset: when deductions may begin.
(a) Deductions to liquidate an employee's debt will be by the method and in the amount stated in the Secretary's Notice of Intent to collect from the employee's current pay.
(b) If the employee filed a petition for hearing with the Secretary before the expiration of the period provided for in § 17.91, then deductions will begin after:
(1) The hearing officer has provided the employee with a hearing; and
(2) The hearing officer has issued a final written decision in favor of the Secretary.
(c) If an employee retires or resigns before collection of the amount of the indebtedness is completed, the remaining indebtedness will be collected according to the procedures for the collection of claims under §§ 17.61 through 17.79.