37.78.1013 FAIM FOOD STAMP PROGRAM: UNEARNED INCOME EXCLUSIONS
(1) The following kinds of unearned income are not counted in determining food stamp eligibility and benefit amount:
(a) energy assistance payment based on financial need;
(b) undergraduate student loans and grants for educational purposes made or insured under any program administered by the Commissioner of Education;
(c) gifts of money for a special occasion such as a birthday, holiday or graduation up to $50 per gift per month for each household member; and
(d) child support payments returned to the household by the department's Child Support Services Division, up to $50 per month.
History: 53-2-201, 53-2-901, MCA; IMP, 53-2-901, 53-2-904, MCA; NEW, 1996 MAR p. 284, Eff. 1/26/96; TRANS, from SRS, 2000 MAR p. 3414; AMD, 2020 MAR p. 966, Eff. 5/30/20.