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OK Self-Distribution Tax Bill Signed into Law

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 2684 clarifies the procedure for paying excise tax on beer when it is self-distributed by a brewer to certain locations. Read More

Self-Distribution Tax Bill Before OK Gov

Emerging from conference and sent to the Governor, House Bill 2684 clarifies the procedure for paying excise tax on beer when it is self-distributed by a brewer to certain locations. Read More

Social Media Bill Signed by Oklahoma Governor

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1096 would authorize certain social media exchanges. Read More

Additional Sales Locations Approved in OK

Signed into law, Senate Bill 85 authorizes holders of multiple small brewer licenses to sell beer at multiple locations. Read More

Social Media Bill Sent to Oklahoma Governor

Sent to he Governor, House Bill 1096 would authorize certain social media exchanges. Read More

OK Sampling Bill Amended

Amended in the House, S.B. 385 authorizes retail spirit, wine, or beer licensees to host tasting events. Read More

Sampling Provisions Bill Clears OK House

Passing the House, H.B. 1098 authorizes retail spirits licensees to provide samples of alcoholic beverages on the licensed premises during business hours. Sample quantities are limited for each person during a 24-hour period as follows: beer and wine not …Read More

OK Retailer Ownership Allowance Clears Committee

Passing House committee, H.B. 2135 allows any out-of-state manufacturer or brewer who makes their products out of state to have an ownership interest in an Oklahoma retailer, so long as that retailer does not sell the products of the manufacturer …Read More

OK Supplier-Distributor Prohibitions Bill Progresses

Substituted in committee, H.B. 1920 prohibits beer brewers or importers from: requiring a distributor to gather or submit certain information for brands not brewed or imported by the brewer or importer; mandating hiring decisions or payment rates or incentives of …Read More

Exemption Provision Added to OK Distribution Agreement Bill

Passing committee with an amendment to exempt certain brewers and manufacturers from the provisions of this measure, Senate Bill 945 prohibits any beer distribution agreement with a manufacturer, brewer, or importer of beer from requiring wholesalers to submit certain records, …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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