Figure 4-7.Sample DD Form 2662, Recertified Check Register.
Each time a DOs account is transferred, balances
in this account will be validated by the incoming DO.
When a departing DO cannot provide proper
documentation supporting the 17F3880 items, these
items will be processed as a loss of funds against him
Reconciliation of Transactions
DFAS-CL will forward a detailed listing of
transactions in the 17F3880 account to each DSSN.
The DO is responsible for taking the required actions
necessary to clear all the unmatched items on this
listing. The official procedures for these actions are
contained in the DODFMR, Volume 5.
Preparing and Disposing of Recertified Checks
Recertified checks are prepared and distributed in
the same manner as regular checks. If a payee claims
nonreceipt, loss, or destruction of a recertified check,
the same unavailable check cancellation procedures
previously discussed apply.
An undeliverable recertified check is processed in
the same manner as any other undeliverable
checkimmediately after it is found to be
undeliverable. The check is canceled on an SF 1098
with credit back to Unavailable Check Cancellations
and Overpayments, Suspense, 17F3880, and deposited
on an SF215 with an FRB or branch.
NOTE: The 60-day time limit for holding
undeliverable checks does not apply to undeliverable
Heading Off Problems Associated With
Unavailable Check Cancellations
In the preceding sections, we have covered some of
the basic facets of unavailable check cancellations and
recertified checks, Be aware that these are a DOs
accountability nightmare. While these actions are
necessary when original checks are lost or otherwise