Social Security Administration May 15, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Rescission of Social Security Acquiescence Ruling 99-1(2)
Document Number: E8-10930
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-05-15
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with 20 CFR 402.35(b)(1), 404.985(e) and 416.1485(e), the Commissioner of Social Security gives notice of the rescission of Social Security Acquiescence Ruling 99-1(2).
Parent-to-Child Deeming From Stepparents
Document Number: E8-10800
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-05-15
Agency: Social Security Administration, Agencies and Commissions
We are changing the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) parent- to-child deeming rules so that we no longer will consider the income and resources of a stepparent when an eligible child resides in the household with a stepparent, but that child's natural or adoptive parent has permanently left the household. These rules respond to a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, codified in Social Security Acquiescence Ruling (AR) 99-1(2), and establish a uniform national policy. Also, we are making uniform the age at which we consider someone to be a ``child'' in SSI program regulations and are making other minor clarifications to our rules.