Quantcast
Home / News Stories / Feds can be garnished (access required)

Feds can be garnished (access required)

Beginning next February, a Virginia collections attorney will have a longer reach when trying to collect from a federal employee. Earlier this month, President Clinton signed into law a bill lifting federal employees' protection from state law garnishment actions. The soon-to-be repealed exemption stems from federal sovereign immunity. A 19th Century U.S. Supreme Court ruling had ...