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  208.150.  Monthly benefits, how determined. — The maximum amount of monthly public assistance money payment benefits payable to or on behalf of a needy person shall not exceed the following:

  (1)  Aid to families with a dependent child, or children, and needy eligible relatives caring for a dependent child, or children, in an amount to be computed as follows:

  (a)  Beginning July 1, 1993, and at least every three years thereafter, the family support division shall determine by regulation the average need for each such eligible person, which shall include the cost of basic needs required to maintain a child or children in the home at a reasonable and decent low-income standard of living, and shall pay, on a uniform basis, the highest percent of such need as shall be possible within the limits of funds appropriated for that purpose, less available income;

  (b)  "Available income" means the total income, before taxes or other deductions, of each person residing within the same household, except, to the extent allowed by federal law, the earnings of a student under nineteen years of age enrolled in a secondary school or at the equivalent level of vocational or technical training, plus or minus such credits or deductions as may be prescribed by the family support division by regulations for the sole purpose of complying with federal laws or regulations relating to this state's eligibility to receive federal funds for aid to families with dependent children payments, and such credits or deductions as may otherwise be prescribed by law;

  (c)  The available income shall be subtracted from the total amount which otherwise would be paid;

  (d)  If the determined need under this subdivision is of an amount less than ten dollars, no cash payment will be made;

  (2)  Aid or public relief to an unemployable person not to exceed one hundred dollars.


(RSMo 1939 § 9413, A.L. 1945 p. 1743, A.L. 1951 p. 760, A.L. 1959 H.B. 1, A.L. 1963 pp. 381, 382, A.L. 1965 1st Ex. Sess. p. 807, A.L. 1965 2d Ex. Sess. p. 898, A.L. 1967 p. 325, A.L. 1967 1st Ex. Sess. p. 902, A.L. 1969 pp. 337, 345, A.L. 1973 S.B. 325, H.B. 514, A.L. 1973 1st Ex. Sess. S.B. 3, A.L. 1975 H.B. 25, A.L. 1977 H.B. 601, A.L. 1980 H.B. 1290, A.L. 1982 H.B. 1462, A.L. 1985 H.B. 803, A.L. 1990 S.B. 556, A.L. 1994 H.B. 1547 & 961, A.L. 2014 H.B. 1299 Revision)

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