New Debt-Collection Regulations
Pursuant to the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996, the Federal Labor Relations Authority (``FLRA'') is issuing a regulation governing procedures for collecting debts owed to the federal government by present and former FLRA employees. The regulation sets forth the procedures that the FLRA will follow in collecting debts owed to the United States arising from activities under FLRA jurisdiction. These procedures include collection of debts through administrative offset and salary offset. These regulations supersede the FLRA's debt- collection procedures applied under FLRA Internal Regulation 2790, dated December 29, 1986.