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New Jersey Looks to Allow Dogs in Taprooms

Senate Bill 2121 would allow dogs in certain areas of licensed microbreweries that are designated for the consumption of brewed products, provided that the brewery owner has elected to allow dogs on the premises, dogs will not have access to …Read More

Brewpub Distribution Bill Passes NY Legislature

Passing both legislative chambers, S.B. 7186 seeks to allow restaurant-brewers to sell up to two hundred fifty barrels of their product without the use of a wholesaler. Read More

Brewery Sales Addressed in OK Bill

Passing initial committee consideration, House Bill 3429 would allow the holder of multiple small brewer licenses to sell beer produced at any brewery for which the licensee has a license at any other brewery for which the licensee has a …Read More

Prohibited Actions Proposed in SC

Senate Bill 1099 seeks to provide that a manufacturer, brewer, or importer of beer shall not request or require that a wholesaler submit certain information for beer brands not manufactured, brewed, or imported by the manufacturer, brewer, or importer; shall …Read More

SD Educational Use Alcohol Bill Signed

Signed by the Governor, H.B. 1081 exempts from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. Read More

Beer and Wine Sales Bill Awaits WA Governor’s Action

On the Governor’s desk for action, S.B. 5006 creates a new endorsement to allow wineries to serve beer and microbreweries to serve wine to their customers on-premise but restricts the offerings to three products and requires the products to be …Read More

WA Brewery Retail Licensing Bill Passes Legislature

Passing both chambers of the legislature, H.B. 2412 changes the number of retail licenses a domestic brewery and a microbrewery may hold, from two to four. These include an on/off premises tavern, beer/wine restaurant, spirits/beer/wine restaurant, or any combination thereof. …Read More

Homebrew Bill Advances in West Virginia

Passing the House, H.B. 4158 provides that a person at least 21 years of age may manufacture alcoholic liquor for personal or family use, with the household amount limited to 100 gallons per calendar year if there are two or …Read More

Wyoming Considers Microbrewery Additional Location

Passing initial committee consideration, House Bill 158 would remove a current restriction and allow a microbrewery to operate at more than one location. Read More

BA Petitions TTB on Non-Alcoholic Malt Beverages

The Brewers Association has petitioned the Tax and Trade Bureau to modernize regulations governing non-alcoholic malt beverages, specifically seeking the ability to reference beer styles (e.g. lager, ale, IPA) in the labeling and advertising of these products. The petition argues …Read More

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Pete Johnson

State & Regulatory Affairs Manager

Pete Johnson serves as the State & Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Brewers Association. He joined the BA at its inception in 2005, having previously worked as Programs Director for the Brewers Association of America. Before coming to the small brewing industry in 2001, Pete worked for 14 years with both state and federal elected officials in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

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