Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Administrative Wage Garnishment (AWG)
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
7 CFR 1951.101 - 111; 31 CFR 285.11 - 285.13
Filed By: 
Federal Agency
Brief Description of Case Type: 
The Debt Collection Improvement Act (DCIA) is a debt collection process that allows a federal agency to order a non-federal employer to withhold up to 15 percent of an employee's disposable income to pay a non-tax delinquent debt owed to the agency.
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Agency: 
Debt Collection
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified