Quantum Network Infrastructure Act - H.R.1866

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Overview
Purpose: 
"To establish and support a quantum network infrastructure research and development program at the Department of Energy and for other purposes."
Primary sponsors: 
Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY)
Summary of Selected Provisions
  • Amends the National Quantum Initiative Act by directing the Department of Energy to establish a program dedicated to research, development, and demonstration of quantum networking technologies
  • Specifies that the program support “long-range entanglement distribution at both the terrestrial and space-based level using quantum repeaters,” among other applications
  • Recommends Congress provide the DOE Office of Science $100 million per year over the next five years to carry out the program
Actions
Actions on the House bill: 
Bill introduced
03/11/2021
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