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TN Hemp Product Sales Bill Signed

Signed into law, S.B. 2427 authorizes retail package store licensees and beer permittees to sell hemp-based products. Read More

RI Self-Distribution Prohibition Remains in Committee

Idling in committee, House Bill 8024 prohibits manufacturers of alcoholic beverages from holding or having any interest in a wholesaler license. Read More

PA Sales Hour Extension Bill Advances

Passing the House, H.B. 2150 would, among several provisions, allow breweries that provide on-premise consumption to remain open past midnight on New Year’s Eve until 2 a.m. on New Year’s Day. Read More

RI Keg Sales Legislation Advances

Passing the Senate, S.B. 2695 would allow for holders of a manufacturer’s license to sell one 1/6 barrel keg of malt beverage, produced on the premises, per day. Read More

RI Satellite Taproom Bill Stalls

Remaining under further study, Senate Bill 2786/House Bill 7843 would allow the holder of a manufacturer’s license to apply for two satellite taprooms located off the premises of the manufacturer and allow the manufacturer to transport beer, spirits or wine …Read More

Beer Sales Tax Exemption Held in RI Committee

Held for further study, S.B. 2856 seeks to exempt from the sales and use tax the sale of beer and malt beverages at retail. Read More

Keg Sales Addressed in NH Bill

Clearing committee, H.B. 1321 provides for repealing penalties for the sale of kegs of malt beverages without a receipt. Read More

NJ Legislation Addresses Off-Premise Sales

A.B. 4355 seeks to allow certain breweries to operate off-premises retail salesrooms; permits breweries and wineries to operate joint salesrooms. Read More

Tax Credits Considered in New Jersey

Senate Bill 3217 provides tax credits equal to cost of Jersey Fresh products purchased by breweries and wineries to be used in production of beer or wine. Read More

In-State Alcohol requirements Proposed in NY

S.B. 9151 seeks to require events held by the state or on state property which include alcohol to include alcohol produced within the state. 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 (BA). 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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