"To require the Secretary of Energy to carry out quantum information science research, and for other purposes."
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Passed on Dec. 13, 2018 as part of the Senate's amendment to the House's version of the "National Quantum Initiative Act" (H.R. 6227)
Summary of Selected Provisions
- Directs the Department of Energy to support a basic research program in quantum information science.
- Directs the DOE Office of Science to create between two and five quantum information science research centers and authorizes a budget of up to $25 million annually for each over five years.
Actions on the Senate bill
Nov. 28, 2018
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