28 U.S.C. § 3001 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 28. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure § 3001. Applicability of chapter




 In general.--Except as provided in subsection (b), the [FN1] chapter provides the exclusive civil procedures for the United States--

 to recover a judgment on a debt;  or

 to obtain, before judgment on a claim for a debt, a remedy in connection with such claim.

 Limitation.--To the extent that another Federal law specifies procedures for recovering on a claim or a judgment for a debt arising under such law, those procedures shall apply to such claim or judgment to the extent those procedures are inconsistent with this chapter.

 Amounts owing other than debts.--This chapter shall not apply with respect to an amount owing that is not a debt or to a claim for an amount owing that is not a debt.

[FN1]

So in original.  Probably should be “this”.


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