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(a)   Victims Compensation Awards paid on Behalf of Minors


These payments will be treated as irrevocable trusts in Food Stamps PROVIDED:


1.      the minorís parent, other caretaker relative or guardian entered into an agreement with the State Claims Commission as to the uses to be made of the funds and signed such an agreement, and


2.      the funds are deposited in accordance with the agreement, and


3.      the funds remain on deposit or are used only according to the terms of the agreement. Any funds withdrawn and used for goods/services not specified in the agreement will be treated as income in the month received.


(b)   Victims Compensation Awards Paid to Adults (Age 18 or Older)


Compensation paid to the adults in their own behalf will continue to be treated as non-recurring lump sums.


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