Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996
Program Area: 
Employment (Federal)
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
41 CFR 105-56.001 - 105-56.033
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Brief Description of Case Type: 
These cases involve salary offsets against current or former GSA employees as a means of debt collection. If the debtor is a federal employee, the GSA may deduct payments owed to it or to another federal agency from the debtor's paycheck. Employees against whom a salary offset is proposed have the opportunity to contest the action before a judge of the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals. See 41 CFR 105-56.003(m), 105-56.005.
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Reversal of Finding of Violation/Imposition of Penalty
Verified by Agency: