37.78.1010 FAIM FOOD STAMP PROGRAM: STANDARD UTILITY ALLOWANCE
(1) The standard utility allowance (SUA) as specified in the department's Food Stamp Manual will be used in determining eligibility and benefit amount for all households, regardless of whether the household has any heating or cooling costs, unless the household chooses to use its actual costs instead.
(a) The household may use actual costs in lieu of the SUA only if the household provides verification that their average monthly utility expenses exceed the SUA.
History: 53-2-201, 53-2-901, MCA; IMP, 53-2-901, MCA; NEW, 1996 MAR p. 284, Eff. 1/26/96; TRANS, from SRS, 2000 MAR p. 3414.