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Curbside Sales Bill Advances in DE

Passing initial committee consideration, House Bill 289 would allow liquor stores, farm wineries, brewery-pubs, microbreweries, craft distilleries, and wine auctions to provide curbside service for the sale of alcohol. Read More

Mixed Beverage Distribution Subject of IN Bill

House Bill 1219 addresses issues related to beer wholesalers possessing, transporting, selling, and delivering mixed beverages and defines mixed beverages as a prepared cordial, cocktail, or highball that is in a can or container and is a mixture of: (1) …Read More

Amendment to NH Direct Shipping Ability Floated

S.B. 340 relates to direct to consumer shipments of alcohol to New Hampshire residents, specifying that beer, specialty beer and specialty beverages delivered to the state’s consumers shall not exceed 8 percent alcohol by volume. Read More

Direct Shipping Considered in VA

House Bill 1250 would allow a winery, farm winery, or brewery located within or outside the Commonwealth that is authorized to engage in the retail sale of wine or beer, after obtaining a marketplace facilitator license from the Board of …Read More

NJ Alcohol Industry Advisory Council Approved by Governor

Signed into law, A.B. 1293 establishes the New Jersey Brewery, Cidery, Meadery, and Distillery Industry Advisory Council as well as a promotion account, the monies of which are to be expended for research, development and promotion of New Jersey’s limited …Read More

VA Privatization Propsal Introduced

H.B. 328 seeks to privatize the sale of alcoholic beverages in Virginia. Read More

Alcohol To-Go Bill Passes Delaware House

Under Senate consideration following House passage, H.B. 290 seeks to make permanent the ability for food and drink establishments to sell alcoholic beverages in transactions for take-out, curbside, or drive-through service. Read More

IN Farmers Market Sales Bill Amended

Amended in committee, H.B. 1298 would allow a county, city, or town to adopt an ordinance to allow the following at a farmers’ market: (1) A small brewery, farm winery, or artisan distillery (craft manufacturer) to serve complimentary samples of …Read More

Beer Definition Amendment Sought in MS

S.B. 2875 would redefine beer as a fermented beverage of any name or description having an alcoholic content of not more than 8% by weight, brewed or produced from malt, in whole or in part, or from any malt substitute, …Read More

Franchise Issues Addressed in NE Bill

L.B. 1239 would require franchise agreements between a manufacturer and wholesaler to be in writing and include, at a minimum: (1) the term in years and rights to termination or extension; (2) a list of the manufacturer’s brands for which …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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