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This Article briefly summarizes the origin of the Assignment of Claims Act, discusses the lender's ability to obtain a valid assignment of moneys due or to become due under a government contract (but not the numerous other assignment issues that a government contracts practitioner might confront), analyzes the priorities of competing claims against the government for payment of government receivables, and describes the procedure for asserting a claim against the government for payment.



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