Supplemental Payments Manual – Table of Contents

0700.005.00 LEGAL BASIS

FOR SP-ONLY, Section 208.030 RSMo subsection 3 states that all persons eligible for and receiving Old Age Assistance benefits, Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled benefits, or Aid to the Blind benefits for the month of December 1973 who do not meet the eligibility requirements for the Federal Supplemental Security Income Program shall be eligible for a State Supplemental Payment in accordance with the December 1973 eligibility standards for the Old Age Assistance Program, Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled Program, or Aid to the Blind Program. The Supplemental Payment shall be in an amount established by rule and regulation of the Division of Family Services, sufficient to, when added to all other income, equal the amount of case income received in December 1973.

FOR SSI-SP, Section 208.030 RSMo subsection 1 and 2 provide that:

“1. The Division of Family Services shall make monthly payments to each person who was a recipient of Old Age Assistance, Aid to the Permanently and Totally Disabled, and Aid to the Blind and who (1) received such assistance payments from the State of Missouri for the month of December 1973 to which they were legally entitled; and (2) is a resident of Missouri.”

“2. The amount of supplemental payment made to persons who meet the eligibility requirements for and receive federal supplemental security income payments shall be in an amount, as established by rule and regulation of the Division of Family Services, sufficient to, when added to all other income, equal the amount of cash income received in December 1973; except, in establishing the amount of the supplemental payments, there shall be disregarded cost-of-living increases provided for in Titles II and XVI of the Federal Social Security Act and any benefits or income required to be disregarded . . .”.