(1) "Debt" means a monetary sum owed to the state of Montana.
(2) "Department" means the department of
(3) "Offset" means a deduction from
monies due to a person or entity from the state for the purpose of recovering
in total or in part a debt owed by the person or entity to the state. An offset is undertaken by the department of
administration, or other agency designated by law, under the authority of
17-4-105, MCA. Offset may include but
is not limited to an offset of a person or an entity's state tax refund.
(4) "Recovery" means any measure
undertaken by the department of administration, or other agency designated by
law, under the authority of 17-4-101, MCA et seq., in accordance with that
agency's rules and policies as a means of recovering a debt owed by a person or
entity to the state of Montana.
Recovery may include but is not limited to assignment to a collection
agency and litigation.
History: 2-4-201, MCA; IMP, 17-4-110, MCA; NEW, 1999 MAR p. 984, Eff. 5/7/99.