31 CFR 212.1 - Purpose.

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§ 212.1 Purpose.

The purpose of this part is to implement statutory provisions that protect Federal benefits from garnishment by establishing procedures that a financial institution must follow when served a garnishment order against an account holder into whose account a Federal benefit payment has been directly deposited.

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Title 31 published on 18-Mar-2017 03:27

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 31 CFR Part 212 after this date.

  • 2013-05-29; vol. 78 # 103 - Wednesday, May 29, 2013
    1. 78 FR 32099 - Garnishment of Accounts Containing Federal Benefit Payments
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      DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY, SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD, OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, Fiscal Service
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective June 28, 2013.
      5 CFR Parts 831, 841