United States Code

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§ 8801.
In this chapter:
Advisory Committee

The term “Advisory Committee” means the National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee established under section 8814(a) of this title.

Appropriate committees of Congress
The term “appropriate committees of Congress” means—
the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation of the Senate;
the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate; and
the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of the House of Representatives.
Coordination Office

The term “Coordination Office” means the National Quantum Coordination Office established under section 8812(a) of this title.

Institution of higher education

The term “institution of higher education” has the meaning given the term in section 1001(a) of title 20.


The term “Program” means the National Quantum Initiative Program implemented under section 8811(a) of this title.

Quantum information science

The term “quantum information science” means the use of the laws of quantum physics for the storage, transmission, manipulation, computing, or measurement of information.


The term “Subcommittee” means the Subcommittee on Quantum Information Science of the National Science and Technology Council established under section 8813(a) of this title.

(Pub. L. 115–368, § 2, Dec. 21, 2018, 132 Stat. 5092.)
cite as: 15 USC 8801