Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP - Statewide Able Bodied Adults Without Dependent (ABAWD) Waivers Effective Immediately for Eligible States

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA suspends restrictions on Able Bodied Adults Without Dependent (ABAWD) participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) as of April 1, 2009 continuing through Sept. 30, 2010, unless State agencies choose to impose specific work requirements.

Resource | Policy Memos
SNAP - ABAWD Statewide Waivers - New Criteria for Unemployment Insurance Extended Benefits Trigger

The recently-enacted Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2008 (P.L. 110-449), which was signed into law on Nov. 21, 2008, modified the criteria used by DOL for the EB program for the duration of the legislation. As a result, some States qualify for the EB program based on the recently-revised criteria rather than the traditional criteria. The Department of Labor's Trigger Notice includes States that qualify under the traditional and new criteria.