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RTD Taxation Addressed in WA Bill

H.B. 2493 provides a definition for “ready-to-serve alcoholic beverages” and addresses the taxation of those products. Read More

Contract Brewing and Production Limits Addressed in WV

Senate Bill 369 provides that: a licensed brewer or resident brewer may not produce more than 50,000 barrels per calendar year at a brewer or resident brewer’s principle place of business and manufacture; may have multiple locations; and may enter …Read More

Inducements Addressed in WV Legislation

S.B. 316 provides that it is unlawful for brewers or distributors to offer any prize, premium, gift, or other similar inducement, except advertising matter, including indoor electronic or mechanical signs, of nominal value up to $250.00 per stock keeping unit, …Read More

Electronic Advertising Provisions Considered in VA

Each passing their respective chambers, companions S.B. 182 and H.B. 522 direct the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority to promulgate regulations that prescribe the terms and conditions under which manufacturers, brokers, importers and wholesalers may …Read More

WA Bill Provides for Recycling Responsibilities

H.B. 2049 requires producers of certain paper products and packaging (covered PPP) to participate in and fund the operations of a producer responsibility organization (PRO) to collect and manage covered PPP from consumers and carry out other specified activities and …Read More

.05 BAC Legislation Advances in WA

Now on second reading, Senate Bill 5002 seeks to reduce the breath or blood alcohol concentration limit for operating a motor vehicle from 0.08 to 0.05. Read More

TN Considers Hemp Product Sales

S.B. 2427 /H.B. 2607 authorize retail package store licensees and beer permittees to sell hemp-based products. Read More

Cold Beer Sales Prohibition Proposed in TN

S.B. 2636/H.B. 2845 seeks to prohibit a beer permittee from selling at retail refrigerated or cold beer. Read More

NM Excise Tax Calculation Change Considered

House Bill 212 seeks to change the liquor excise tax from a fixed amount of tax to a tax rate on the wholesale price. All wholesalers would pay an excise tax of six percent of the wholesale price of beer, nine …Read More

Retail Based Tax Floated in NM

H.B. 213 would change the liquor excise tax to one on the retail transaction. All consumers would pay an excise tax equivalent to two percent of the price of beer, three percent of the price of wine, and four percent …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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