28 U.S.C. § 3001 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 28. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure § 3001. Applicability of chapter
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(a) In general. --Except as provided in subsection (b), the 1 chapter provides the exclusive civil procedures for the United States--
(1) to recover a judgment on a debt; or
(2) to obtain, before judgment on a claim for a debt, a remedy in connection with such claim.
(b) 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.
(c) 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.
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