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NY State Labelled Beer Bill Intro’d

A.B 7746 seeks to amends the definition of New York State labelled beer to require that at least 60%, by weight, of its hops and at least 60% of any other ingredients, excluding water, are grown in New York. …Read More

Manufacturer Sales Bill Introduced in NY

Assembly Bill 7732 seeks to allow a manufacturer with retail on-premises consumption privileges or a retail licensee for on-premises consumption to sell for takeout and deliver alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption. Read More

Tours, Tastings & Sales Addressed in NY Bill

Senate Bill 6632 authorizes the sale of merchandise other than beer by licensed breweries and licensed farm breweries and the operation of another business on a licensed premise; authorizes licensed breweries and farm breweries to charge for tours and tastings. Read More

NY DWI Bill Introduced

S.B. 131 seeks to lower the blood alcohol concentration required for driving while intoxicated from .08 of one per centum to .05, and for aggravated driving while intoxicated from .18 per centum to .12. Read More

NY Keg and Tap Deposit Bill Advances

Moving to third reading, Senate Bill 3971 requires a refundable deposit on kegs and taps. Read More

NY Labelling Requirement Advances

Advancing in the Senate, S.B. 4090 relates to the definition of New York state labelled beer, requiring such labelled beer to be processed in New York state. Read More

Direct Shipping Bill Amended in NY

Amended in committee, Senate Bill 4245 and companion A.B. 3275 authorize the direct intrastate and interstate shipment of liquor. Read More

Come to Rest Bill Intro’d in NY

A.B. 5153 requires that alcoholic beverages imported into New York be first delivered to a licensed New York state wholesaler and maintained at a premises or warehouse operated by the wholesaler for a period of twenty-four hours. Read More

NY Labeling Issue Subject of Legislation

S.B. 4090 relates to the definition of New York state labelled beer, requiring such labelled beer to be processed in New York state. Read More

BAC Device Requirement Proposed in NY

A.B. 4545 requires a retail licensee for on-premises consumption to maintain and make available to customers, at no charge, a device which measures blood alcohol content. 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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