38 CFR 1.920 - Referral of VA debts.
(a) When authorized, VA may refer an uncollectible debt to another Federal or State agency for the purpose of collection action. Collection action may include the offsetting of the debt from any current or future payment, except salary (see paragraph (e) of this section), made by such Federal or State agency to the person indebted to VA.
(c) This certification will also state that VA provided the debtor with written notice of:
(1) The nature and amount of the debt;
(2) VA's intention to pursue collection by offset procedures;
(6) Other applicable notices required by §§ 1.911, 1.911a, 1.912, and 1.912a.
(d) The written certification required by paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section will also contain (for all debts) a listing of all actions taken by both VA and the debtor subsequent to the notice, as well as the dates of such actions.
(e) The referral by VA of a VA debt to another agency for the purpose of salary offset shall be done in accordance with 38 CFR 1.980 through 1.995 and regulations prescribed by the Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in 5 CFR part 550, subpart K.