20 CFR § 408.1201 - What are State recognition payments?
(a)State recognition payments; defined.State recognition payments are any payments made by a State or one of its political subdivisions to an individual who is entitled to SVB, if the payments are made:
(1) As a supplement to monthly SVB payments; and
(2) Regularly, on a periodic recurring, or routine basis of at least once a quarter; and
(3) In cash, which may be actual currency, or any negotiable instrument convertible into cash upon demand.