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LA Legislature OK’s Direct-to-Consumer Study

Passing through both legislative chambers, House Concurrent Resolution 106 creates a task force to study issues associated with the direct-to-consumer shipment of wine in Louisiana. Read More

Direct-to-Consumer Studied in LA

House Concurrent Resolution 106 creates a task force to study issues associated with the direct-to-consumer shipment of wine in Louisiana. Read More

Louisiana Craft Brewers Recognized

H.R. 104 designates May 19, 2021, as Louisiana Craft Brewers’ Day in Louisiana. Read More

RTD Bill Becomes Law in LA

Signed by the Governor, H.B. 219 creates a definition for “ready-to-drink beverages” and provides for delivery of ready-to-drink beverages from restaurants. Read More

RTD Bill Advances in LA

Passing the House, H.B. 219 creates a definition for “ready-to-drink beverages” and provides for delivery of ready-to-drink beverages from restaurants. Read More

Self-Distribution Bill Intro’d in LA

H.B. 291 seeks to allow self-distribution to any brewer who operates a brewing facility entirely located in the state of Louisiana. Read More

Tax Exemption Proposed in LA

H.B. 252 seeks to establish an excise tax exemption for malt beverages and beverages of low alcoholic content produced by brewers that produce less than 250,000 barrels of these beverages per year. Read More

Permit Extensions Passed by LA House

Passed by the House and delivered to the Senate, H.R. 17 requests the Department of Health and the office of alcohol and tobacco control in the Department of Revenue grant each bar and restaurant owner and in-state manufacturer a permit …Read More

Violation Enforcement Suspension Bill Moves in LA

Passed by the House and referred to Senate committee, H.C.R. 8 would suspend until 60 days after final adjournment of the 2021 Regular Session of the legislature the enforcement authority of the commissioner of alcohol and tobacco control afforded to …Read More

LA Bill Limiting Local Authority over Alcohol Sales Advances

Passing the House, House Bill 44 suspends the authority of a parish or municipality to prohibit the sale of alcoholic beverages or to limit the time of operation of any establishment selling alcoholic beverages during any COVID-19 public emergency until …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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