7 CFR 792.8 - Priorities of offsets versus assignments.
(a) No amounts payable to a debtor by FSA shall be paid to an assignee until there have been collected any amounts owed by the debtor except as provided in this section.
(b) A payment which is assigned in accordance with part 1404 of this title by execution of Form CCC-36 shall be subject to offset for any debt owed to FSA or CCC or any judgment in favor of the United States without regard to the date notice of assignment was accepted by FSA or CCC.
(c) A payment which is assigned in accordance with part 1404 of this title by execution of Form CCC-252 shall be offset:
(1) Against any debt of the assignor entered on the debt record of the applicable FSA office prior to the filing of such form with FSA or CCC, or
(2) At anytime, regardless of the date of filing of such form with FSA or CCC, if the debt which is the basis for the offset arises from a judgment in favor of the United States, or under the same contract under which the payment is earned by the assignor.
(d) With respect to all other Federal agencies, offset shall be made of any amounts due any other Federal agency which have not been reduced to judgment, and which are entered on the debt record of the appropriate FSA office prior to the date the notice of assignment was accepted by FSA or CCC.
(e) Any amount due and payable to the assignor which remains after deduction of amounts paid to the assignee shall be available for offset.