29 CFR 102.158 - Agency requests for administrative offsets and cooperation with other Federal agencies.
Unless otherwise prohibited by law, the Agency may request that monies due and payable to a debtor by another Federal agency be administratively offset in order to collect debts owed the Agency by the debtor. In requesting an administrative offset, the Agency will provide the other Federal agency holding funds of the debtor with written certification stating:
(a) That the debtor owes the Board a debt (including the amount of debt); and
(b) That the Agency has complied with the applicable Federal Claims Collection Standards, including any hearing or review.