Budget Brief 22-04
March 23, 2022

Fiscal year (FY) 2022 appropriations were signed into law on March 15, 2022. This brief describes funding and policy provisions affecting human services programs. The budget:

  • Provides level or increased funding for most programs covered in this brief
  • Extends funding for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) through September 30, 2022

The information in this brief is from legislative text, the explanatory statement (part 1 and part 2) accompanying the Labor/Health and Human Services (HHS)/Education portion of the bill, and the House Appropriations Committee report (which the explanatory statement indicates should be complied with unless specifically addressed to the contrary).