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Can States pay wages with SSO Formula Grant Program funds?

Yes. States may use SSO Formula Grant Program funds to pay reasonable compensation to employees who are working on the SSO program. All labor must be identified in a staffing plan shared with FTA. You may pay the following types of employees, as identified in the staffing plan:

  • Full or partial wages for all SSO personnel.
  • Overtime wages for SSO employees who perform activities such as accident investigation or corrective plan verification.
  • Partial wages for State employees who support the SSO program.

Again, refer to section 8 of Appendix B to 2 C.F.R. Part 225 (PDF) for specific information, and speak to your Regional Office for additional assistance.

Updated: Friday, June 9, 2017
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