(a) The director shall not effect final setoff and collect debts through use of the remedy established under this act unless the debt is equal to or greater than $25.
(b) The use of setoff against earnings of a debtor shall be subject to the same dollar limitations and dollar restrictions as are provided by law for wage garnishment. The maximum amount of the disposable earnings of an individual which will be subject to setoff to enforce any order for the support of any person shall not exceed 50% of the debtor’s disposable earnings unless the state agency or municipality submits satisfactory information to the director indicating that a greater percentage is applicable and authorized by law.
Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 75-6205
- Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
- State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201