American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) Information for State Unemployment Insurance Agencies

Below is a list of guidance, policies, and resources to assist the states with ARPA.

Unemployment Insurance Program Letters (UIPLs)

  • UIPL 1-24: Equitable Access in the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program
  • UIPL 11-23, Change 1:Announcing an Extension of Period of Time that Funding will be Available to Cover Transaction Costs and Announcing the Establishment of a Deadline for States to Enter into Data Sharing Agreements (DSAs) for the National Identity Verification Offering (NIDVO) Established in Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 11- 23
  • UIPL 11-23: Announcement of Grant Opportunities and National Identity (ID) Verification Offering under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)
  • UIPL 10-23: Cancellation of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Related Guidance, including Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 22-21, Change 2; UIPL No. 23-21, Change 5; UIPL No. 02-22, Change 3; and UIPL No. 07-23.
  • UIPL 07-23: Announcement of a Grant Opportunity to Support State Unemployment Insurance (UI) Information Technology (IT) Modernization Activities Under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)
  • UIPL 03-23: Availability of U.S. Department of Labor (Department) Funded Resources and Services to State American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grantees.
  • UIPL 11-22: Grant Opportunity for States to Participate in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Unemployment Insurance (UI) Navigator Program
  • UIPL 02-22, Change 3: Modifications to the Grant Opportunity Announced in Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 02-22, to Support States Following the Tiger Teams Consultative Assessment
  • UIPL 02-22, Change 2: Extension of Time for States to Express Interest in the Grant Opportunity Announced in Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 02-22, to Support States Following a Consultative Assessment for Fraud Detection and Prevention, Promoting Equitable Access, and Ensuring the Timely Payment of Benefits, including Backlog Reduction, for all Unemployment Compensation (UC) Programs.
  • UIPL 02-22, Change 1: Extension of Time for States to Express Interest in the Grant Opportunity Announced in Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 2-22 to Support States Following a Consultative Assessment for Fraud Detection and Prevention, Promoting Equitable Access, and Ensuring the Timely Payment of Benefits, including Backlog Reduction, for all Unemployment Compensation (UC) Programs.
  • UIPL 02-22: Grant Opportunity to Support States Following a Consultative Assessment for Fraud Detection and Prevention, Promoting Equitable Access, and Ensuring the Timely Payment of Benefits, including Backlog Reduction, for all Unemployment Compensation (UC) Programs
  • UIPL 23-21, Change 5: Additional Grant Opportunities for Promoting Equitable Access to Unemployment Compensation (UC) Programs
  • UIPL 23-21, Change 4: Updated Guidance for Awards related to Grant Opportunity Announced in Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 23-21
  • UIPL 23-21, Change 3: Extension of Period of Performance for Awards related to Grant Opportunity Announced in Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 23-21
  • UIPL 23-21, Change 2: Further Extension of Time to Submit Request for Funding under Grant Opportunity Announced in Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 23-21
  • UIPL 23-21, Change 1: Extension of Time to Submit Request for Funding under Grant Opportunity Announced in Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 23-21
  • UIPL 23-21: Grant Opportunity for Promoting Equitable Access to Unemployment Compensation (UC) Programs.
  • UIPL No. 22-21, Change 2: Additional American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding and Support for States to Strengthen Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program Integrity, including Identity (ID) Verification, Fraud Prevention and Detection, and Overpayment Recovery Efforts in All Unemployment Compensation (UC) Programs and Required and Strongly Recommended Strategies, Tools, and Services for UI Fraud Risk Mitigation and Improper Payment Reduction
  • UIPL No. 22-21, Change 1: Extension of Time to Submit Request for Funding under Grant Opportunity Announced in Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) No. 22-21
  • UIPL 22-21: Grant Opportunity to Support States with Fraud Detection and Prevention, Including Identity Verification and Overpayment Recovery Activities, in All Unemployment Compensation (UC) Programs

Additional Guidance and Resources