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IL Bill Addressing Alc/Non-Alc Retail Issues Considered

Carried forward from the previous session, Senate Bill 2625 provides that no retail establishment with a retail sales floor that exceeds 2,500 square feet shall display alcohol-infused products and co-branded alcoholic beverages immediately adjacent to similar products that are not …Read More

IL Agency Rules on Alc/Non-Alc Retail Placements

The Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) adopted a permanent rule regulating the placement of co-branded alcoholic beverages on retail sales floors with the goal of protecting the public from confusion between alcoholic beverages and non-alcoholic beverages with similar branding and …Read More

Multiple Bills I’ntro’d in IL Addressing Alc/Non-Alc Retail Issues

Senate Bill 2625, House Bill 4203, and House Bill 4212 provide that no retail establishment with a retail sales floor that exceeds 2,500 square feet shall display alcohol-infused products and co-branded alcoholic beverages immediately adjacent to similar products that are …Read More

Bottle Deposit Bill Intro’d in Illinois

H.B. 4205 creates the Bottle Deposit Act and provides that, to encourage container reuse and recycling, every beverage container sold or offered for sale to a consumer in the State must have a deposit and refund value. Read More

IL Liquor Commission Issues Emergency Rule

The Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) filed an emergency rule addressing the potential for confusion between alcoholic beverages and non-alcoholic beverages of the same brand and to prevent the marketing of alcohol to children. A “co-branded alcoholic beverage” is any …Read More

Alc/Non-Alc Retail Display Bill Stalls in IL Senate

Rereferred to Senate committee, H.B. 2502 provides that no retail establishment with a retail sales floor that exceeds 2,500 square feet shall display alcopops immediately adjacent to soft drinks, fruit juices, bottled water, candy, or snack foods portraying cartoons or …Read More

Alc/Non-Alc Retail Display Bill Poised for Senate Vote

Now on third reading in the Senate, H.B. 2502 provides that no retail establishment with a retail sales floor that exceeds 2,500 square feet shall display alcopops immediately adjacent to soft drinks, fruit juices, bottled water, candy, or snack foods …Read More

Alc/Non-Alc Retail Display Bill Moves to Senate

Receiving a first reading in the Senate, H.B. 2502 provides that no retail establishment with a retail sales floor that exceeds 2,500 square feet shall display alcopops immediately adjacent to soft drinks, fruit juices, bottled water, candy, or snack foods …Read More

Direct Shipping Bill Debuts in Illinois

Senate Bill 2193 creates a brewer shipper’s license that allows a person with a brewer, class 1 brewer, class 2 brewer, class 3 brewer, or brewpub license or who is licensed to make beer under the laws of another state …Read More

IL Self-Distribution Expansion Considered

Moving between committees, S.B. 2216 provides, among several provisions, that a class 3 brewer licensee who meets certain criteria may obtain a self-distribution exemption to allow the sale of not more than 77,500 (instead of 6,200) gallons of beer from …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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