Memorandum of Agreements

PARIS matches are presently governed by three separate agreements. Digital copies of these agreements are provided below:

Interstate Match

Memorandum of Understanding Interstate Data Matching By State Public Assistance Agencies


Federal Match

Computer Matching Agreement between Department of Defense, Defense Manpower Data Center, State Public Assistance Agencies, and Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families for Verification of Continued Eligibility for Benefits through the Public Assistance Reporting Information System (PARIS) Program

2019 Agreement

18-month agreement, April 11, 2019 through October 10, 2020


Veterans Affairs Match

Computer Matching Agreement Among Department Of Veterans Affairs (VA), State Public Assistance Agencies (SPAAs), and Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (HHS/ACF)

2020 Agreement

18-month agreement, August 30, 2020 and expiring February 28, 2022

2018 Agreement

18-month agreement, February 29, 2018 through August 29, 2019

1-year renewal of 2018 agreement, August 30, 2019 through August 29, 2020

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