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RI Brewery On-Premises Sales Bill Signed by Governor

Signed into law, Senate Bill 199 modifies limitations on quantities of malt beverages that can be sold at retail by brewery and brewpub manufacturer license holders for off-premises consumption. Allowable sales of malt beverages would increase from one case …Read More

RI Brewery On-Premises Sales Bill Lands on Gov’s Desk

On the Governor’s desk, Senate Bill 199 seeks to modify limitations on quantities of malt beverages that can be sold at retail by brewery and brewpub manufacturer license holders for off-premises consumption. Allowable sales of malt beverages would increase …Read More

Brewpub Sales Addressed in RI Bill

Signed into law, H.B. 5105 authorizes a holder of a Class B or brew pub manufacturer’s license to sell specified amounts of wine, beer and mixed alcoholic beverages with take-out food orders. The sale of all other alcoholic beverages and …Read More

RI Farmer Brewer License Bill Stalls

Held in committee, S.B. 748 sought to authorize the issuance of farmer-brewery and farmer-distillery licenses to qualifying farms. Read More

RI Sales Legislation Held in Committee

Held for further study, House Bill 5255 and companion Senate Bill 199 seek to modify limitations on quantities of malt beverages and distilled spirits that can be sold at retail by certain licensed breweries and distilleries for off-premises consumption. …Read More

Farmer Brewer License Bill Intro’d in RI

S.B. 748 authorizes the issuance of farmer-brewery and farmer-distillery licenses to qualifying farms. Read More

RI Container Deposit/Handling Fee Bill Stalls

Held in committee, House Bill 5280 would create a refundable ten cent deposit for non-reusable beverage containers and further provides for a four cent handling fee to be paid by distributors. Read More

RI Sales Legislation Held in Committee

House Bill 5255 and companion Senate Bill 199 seek to modify limitations on quantities of malt beverages and distilled spirits that can be sold at retail by certain licensed breweries and distilleries for off-premises consumption. Both bills have been …Read More

Off-Site Sales Bil Stalls in RI

Stalled in committee, H.B. 5324 seeks to increase the amount of malt beverages that a manufacturer can sell for offsite consumption from 24 twelve-ounce and 24 sixteen-ounce (16 oz.) bottles or cans to 55 twelve-ounce (12 oz.) and 41 sixteen-ounce …Read More

RI Off-Premises Sales Changes Under Discussion

House Bill 5255 and companion Senate Bill 199 seek to modify limitations on quantities of malt beverages and distilled spirits that can be sold at retail by certain licensed breweries and distilleries for off-premises consumption. 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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