Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

SNAP Provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Publication Date
Resource type
Policy Memos
Guidance Documents
Resource Materials
PDF Icon Policy Memo (214.91 KB)
DATE: March 12, 2021
SUBJECT: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – SNAP Provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
TO: All SNAP State Agencies
All Regions

On March 11, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the Act). Enclosed is an implementation memorandum describing the provisions of the Act that affect Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Regional offices should ensure that their states are apprised of these changes and should keep the national office informed with progress concerning the implementation of these provisions.

State agencies with questions regarding these adjustments should contact their respective regional office representatives.

Jessica Shahin
Associate Administrator
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

 

Attachment
Updated: 03/15/2021