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OR Malt Beverage Definition Bill Signed

Signed into law, H.B. 2264, among several provisions, defines “malt beverage” as beer, ale, porter, stout and other similar fermented beverages that contain more than one-half of one percent and not more than 16 percent of alcohol by volume and …Read More

Temporary Sales Bill OK’ed by OR Governor

Signed into law, H.B. 2363 allows certain holders of temporary event licenses to sell specified alcoholic beverages for on and off-premises consumption at more than one location on licensed premises or have up to three premises licensed under single temporary …Read More

Container Size Bill Signed by OR Governor

Becoming law with the Governor’s signature, House Bill 2742 allows the holder of an off-premises sales license to sell factory-sealed containers of malt beverages that hold more than seven gallons. Read More

Temporary Sales Bill Sent to OR Governor

Passing the legislature, H.B. 2363 allows certain holders of temporary event licenses to sell specified alcoholic beverages for on and off-premises consumption at more than one location on licensed premises or have up to three premises licensed under single temporary …Read More

Container Size Bill Passes OR Legislature

Passing both legislative chambers, House Bill 2742 would allow the holder of an off-premises sales license to sell factory-sealed containers of malt beverages that hold more than seven gallons. Read More

OR Malt Beverage Definition Bill Signed

Signed into law, H.B. 2264, among several provisions, defines “malt beverage” as beer, ale, porter, stout and other similar fermented beverages that contain more than one-half of one percent and not more than 16 percent of alcohol by volume and …Read More

Modified Malt Beverage Definition Considered in OR

The subject of a public hearing, S.B. 806 modifies definition of “malt beverage” for purpose of regulation and taxation of alcoholic beverages to align more closely with federal statutory definition of “beer.” Read More

Seventy Dollar/Barrel Tax Increase Derailed in Oregon

Failing to advance from committee, House Bill 3296 seeks a seventy dollar increase to the excise tax on beer, to a total of $72.60 per barrel. Read More

OR Malt Beverage Definition Bill Advances

Passing the House H.B. 2264, among several provisions, defines “malt beverage” as beer, ale, porter, stout and other similar fermented beverages that contain more than one-half of one percent and not more than 16 percent of alcohol by volume and …Read More

Alcohol Tax and Pricing Study Bill Amended in OR

Amended in committee, House Bill 3377 establishes the Task Force on Substance Use to study alcohol tax and pricing mechanisms to reduce substance use in the state. 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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