The National Quantum Initiative Act: For Economic & National Security of the U.S.
(U.S.Congress) The complete text of the National Quantum Initiative Act is posted here for complete reference of the initiative, its definitions, key organizations, and purposes for those interested in or needing primary source reference. The purpose is “To provide for a coordinated Federal program to accelerate quantum research and development for the economic and national security of the United States”. The sponsor was Representative Lamar Smith of Texas who introduced the bill June 25, 2018. President Trump signed the Act on Friday, December 21, 2018.
Inside Quantum Technology(IQT) included several updates summaries about the Act’s key players and objectives as it moved through the legislative process. Click on this link to review the IQT summary of Alex Knapp’s ‘What the Bill to Accelerate Quantum Technology Will Do’ for a thorough overview.