34 CFR 34.2 - Scope of this part.
(a) This part applies to collection of any financial obligation owed to the United States that arises under a program we administer.
(b) This part applies notwithstanding any provision of State law.
(c) We may compromise or suspend collection by garnishment of a debt in accordance with applicable law.
(d) We may use other debt collection remedies separately or in conjunction with administrative wage garnishment to collect a debt.
(e) To collect by offset from the salary of a Federal employee, we use the procedures in 34 CFR part 31, not those in this part.