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Delivery Rules Relaxed in Louisiana

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 178 relaxes certain rules governing the delivery of alcohol. Under the bill’s provisions, third-party delivery companies would be allowed to use independent contractors in addition to their own employees, provides that only malt …Read More

Beer Transfer Bill Considered in LA Senate

Advancing to committee consideration, S.B. 473 authorizes a manufacturer or brewer that operates more than one permitted brewing facility entirely located in the state of Louisiana to transfer bonded beer between the brewer’s permitted facilities, not to exceed 60% of …Read More

Beer Transfer Bill Intro’d in LA

H.B. 336 would allow an entity operating multiple brewing facilities located in the state to transfer bonded beer between the entity’s permitted facilities. Read More

Louisiana Brewery Event Legislation Debuted

House Bill 564 seeks to authorize brewers to host up to thirty private events at the brewing facility and provides certain restrictions for such events. Read More

Louisiana Recognizes Craft Brewers

H.R. 251 designates the week of September 23 through 29, 2019, as Louisiana Craft Brewer Week in Louisiana. Read More

Louisiana Craft Brewer Week Announced

House Resolution 244 designates the week of September 24 through 30, 2018 as Louisiana Craft Brewer Week in Louisiana, and commends Louisiana’s craft brewers for their many contributions. Read More

Under 21 Drinking Age Legislation Pulled

Withdrawn from committee consideration, S.B. 492 sought to allow those nineteen to twenty-one years of age to purchase alcohol under a certificate program that would require parental permission and the completion of educational course. Read More

Please Contact Louisiana Senate Judiciary B Committee in Support of Brewery Self-Distribution

The Louisiana Craft Brewers Guild has requested that beer enthusiasts take action to support the small and independent brewers of Louisiana and the community of beer drinkers. Please read the following information provided by the Louisiana Craft Brewers Guild. The Louisiana Craft …Read More

LA Excise Tax Clarification Signed by Governor

Signed into law, House Bill 315 provides that charitable donations of both high and low alcohol content beverages are liable for the payment of excise taxes. Read More

Lousiana Successor Provisions Become Law

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 255 provides that a successor (defined as a person who replaces a supplier, importer, broker, or wholesaler with regard to the right to manufacture, sell, distribute, broker, or import a brand or brands of …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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