Quantum User Expansion for Science and Technology (QUEST) Act - H.R.1837

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Overview
Purpose: 
"To establish and support the Quantum User Expansion for Science and Technology Program at the Department of Energy and for other purposes."
Primary sponsors: 
Rep. Frank Lucas (R-OK)
Summary of Selected Provisions
  • Amends the National Quantum Initiative Act by directing the Department of Energy to launch a program that provides researchers based in the U.S. with “access to, and use of, U.S. quantum computing resources through a competitive, merit-reviewed process”
  • Recommends Congress provide the DOE Office of Science $30 million for the program in fiscal year 2022, ramping up to $100 million by fiscal year 2026
Actions
Actions on the House bill: 
Bill introduced
03/11/2021
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