DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL
Office of the Executive Director
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE COLLECTIONS ADMINISTRATIVE RULE
(Effective January 1, 1997)
1.00 PURPOSE, STATUTORY AUTHORITY, RESPONSIBILITY, APPLICABILITY,
The purpose of this Accounts Receivable Collection Rule is to establish policies
and procedures for the collection of debts due state agencies.
It is the responsibility of the chief executive officer of each state agency to insure
compliance with this Accounts Receivable Collections Rule.
The Executive Director of the Department of Personnel shall:
Devise methods to increase the efficiency of state agencies and the
State Controller in the collection of debts.
Specify the requirements for a debt to be referred to the State
Controller for further steps to effect collection.
Promulgate rules for the State Controller in the collection of debts.
Establish procedures allowing the State Controller to utilize private
counsel or a private collection agency to collect debts due the State.
The State Controller shall:
Advise and assist various state agencies concerning the collection of
debts due the State.
Institute procedures for the collection of debts referred to the State
Utilize private counsel or private collection agencies to collect debts
due the State.
With the consent of the State Treasurer, write-off, release, or adjust
any debt due the State.
As directed by the State Controller, the Central Collection Service shall:
Act as a "collection service" to be used by all state agencies for
debts "referred" to the State Controller.
Provide technical assistance to state agencies in their collection
Establish guidelines for the state agencies to write-off accounts
Legally assign debts due the State by contract with private counsel or
private collection agencies for the purpose of co