7 CFR 400.123 - Request for review of the indebtedness.
(a) Before disclosing delinquent debt information to a credit reporting agency, FCIC shall, upon request of the debtor, provide for a review of the claim, including an opportunity for reconsideration of the initial decision concerning the existence or amount of the claim, in accordance with applicable administrative appeal procedures.
(b) Upon receipt of a timely request for review, FCIC shall suspend its schedule for disclosure of delinquent debt information to a credit reporting agency until such time as a final decision is made on the request.
(c) Upon completion of the review, the reviewing office shall transmit to the debtor a written notification of the decision. If appropriate, notification shall inform the debtor of the scheduled date on or after which information concerning the debt will be provided to the credit reporting agency. The notification shall, if appropriate, also indicate any changes in the information to be disclosed to the extent such information differs from that provided in the initial notification.