Quantum Computing Research Act - S.2998

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Overview
Purpose: 
"To require the Secretary of Defense to establish the Defense Quantum Information Consortium, and for other purposes."
Primary sponsors: 
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Latest major action: 
S.2998 introduced, June 5, 2018
Summary of provisions
  • Directs the Department of Defense to establish a “Defense Quantum Information Consortium” composed of academic and industry members selected by the directors of the Office of Naval Research and the Army Research Laboratory
  • Establishes a board that will award grants for members of the consortium to conduct quantum information science research
Actions
Actions on the Senate bill: 
Bill introduced
June 5, 2018
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