Debt collection improvement act 1996
Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 The Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996, also known as the DCIA, is a United States’ legal act, regulating the collection of bad debts owed to the U.S. government. It controls the whole debt recovery procedure and collection tools used for collection of non-tax US federal debts. As non-tax debts are considered all types of loans funded by the federal government, e.g. federal education loans, housing and urban development amounts (the so-called HUD debts), Small Business Administration (or SBA loans), unpaid child support sums, etc.