The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehabilitation Act) provides the statutory authority for programs and activities that assist individuals with disabilities in the pursuit of gainful employment, independence, self-sufficiency, and full integration into community life. On July 22, 2014, the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) (P.L. 113–128) was signed into law and superseded the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. Title IV of WIOA amended the Rehabilitation Act.
These annual reports to the President and Congress describe the activities of RSA - the principal agency carrying out Titles I, III, VI, and specified portions of Titles V and VII of the Rehabilitation Act. RSA is responsible for preparing and submitting these reports to the President and Congress under Section 13 of the Rehabilitation Act.