Title 7: Agriculture
Subtitle A: Office of the Secretary of Agriculture
PART 3: DEBT MANAGEMENT
Subpart G: Federal Salary Offset
3.81 - Procedures for salary offset: when deductions may begin.
(a) Deductions to liquidate an employee's debt will be by the method and in the amount stated in USDA's Notice of Intent to Offset Salary to collect from the employee's current pay.
(b) If the employee filed a petition for a hearing with USDA before the expiration of the period provided for in ? 3.75, then deductions will begin after the hearing officer has provided the employee with a hearing, and a final written decision has been rendered in favor of USDA.
(c) If an employee retires or resigns before collection of the amount of the indebtedness is completed, the remaining indebtedness will be collected according to the procedures for administrative offset (see subpart D of this part).