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Interstate Beer Direct Shipping Proposed in CA

Amended in committee, S.B. 517 seeks to authorize a person licensed in this state or any other state as a beer manufacturer who obtains a beer direct shipper permit to sell and ship beer directly to a resident of the …Read More

CA License Exchange Bill Amended

Amended in committee, S.B. 298 would authorize any person that has a brewpub-restaurant license to exchange that license for a bona fide public eating place license. The amendment clarifies that the license exchange does not count towards that county’s …Read More

Draft Dispense Exemption Moves in CA

Passing initial committee consideration, Assembly Bill 1330 seeks to exempt licensed premises of beer manufacturers from the current requirement that any on-sale retail licensee that gives, sells, or otherwise dispenses draught beer to include specified information regarding the beer upon …Read More

Interstate Beer Direct Shipping Proposed in CA

S.B. 517 seeks to authorize a person licensed in this state or any other state as a beer manufacturer who obtains a beer direct shipper permit to sell and ship beer directly to a resident of the state, who is …Read More

CA License Exchange Bill on the Move

Passing committee, S.B. 298 would authorize any person that has a brewpub-restaurant license to exchange that license for a bona fide public eating place license. Read More

Draft Dispense Exemption Proposed in CA

Assembly Bill 1330 seeks to exempt licensed premises of beer manufacturers from the current requirement that any on-sale retail licensee that gives, sells, or otherwise dispenses draught beer to include specified information regarding the beer upon the faucet, spigot, or …Read More

Online Prop 65 Warnings Adopted in CA

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has adopted amendments to Proposition 65 warning regulations relating to the methods for providing warnings for alcoholic beverages purchased over the internet or through mobile apps. The regulation takes effect on April …Read More

CA License Swap Considered

S.B. 298 would authorize any person that has a brewpub-restaurant license to exchange that license for a bona fide public eating place license. Read More

Craft Distiller Shipping Bill Considered in CA

Senate Bill 220 authorizes a licensed craft distiller to sell and ship distilled spirits directly to a California resident, who is at least 21 years of age, for the resident’s personal use and not for resale, under specific conditions. Authorizes …Read More

Delivery Advisory Issued in CA

The state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control issued an advisory detailing the legal obligations licensees are under when conducting deliveries of alcoholic beverages following incidents of delivery to minors. 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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