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SD Alcohol Delivery Bill Fails to Advance

Failing to advance from committee, House Bill 1123 would permit in-state alcohol manufacturers to deliver alcoholic beverages to state customers under certain conditions. Read More

TN Self-Distribution Bill Referred to Committee

Referred to committee, House Bill 189 and Senate Bill 177 would authorize beer manufacturers to self-distribute beer within a 100-mile radius of the manufacturer if the manufacturer brews 50,000 gallons or less. Read More

TN Beer Tax Reallocated

House Bill 852 reallocates 3 percent of revenue derived from the beer barrelage tax that is provided to the general fund to the department of agriculture for the purposes of supporting growth in the utilization of Tennessee agricultural products in …Read More

VA Low Alc Cooler Provision Advances

Passing the Senate, S.B. 1428 would prohibit the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority from selling in government stores low alcohol beverage coolers not manufactured by licensed distillers. Under current law, the Board may sell any low alcohol beverage coolers …Read More

Temporary Fee Waiver Advances in WA

Passing the Senate, S.B. 5272 waives temporarily the fees for certain liquor license renewals, including brewery licenses, beer/wine and beer/wine/spirits restaurant licenses, and tavern licenses. Read More

WA Direct to Consumer Bill Intro’d

H.B. 1432 seeks to authorize direct to consumer sales of distilled spirits by out-of-state manufacturers. Read More

Prohibited Acts Addressed in OK Legislation

House Bill 1920 provides that a manufacturer, brewer, or importer of beer shall not commit certain acts relating to beer distribution. Read More

WA To-Go and Delivery Legislation Intro’d

House Bill 1480 and companion Senate Bill 5417 provide that certain licensees, including domestic breweries and microbreweries, may sell alcohol products at retail for curbside and takeout service or delivery or both. Read More

Multiple Sales Venue Bill Advances in OK

Passing committee, S.B. 85 seeks to authorize holders of multiple small brewer licenses to sell beer at multiple locations. Read More

Multi-Provisioned Bill on WY Governor’s Desk

Passed by the legislature, House Bill 13 clarifies that businesses with a retail liquor licencee, microbrewery permit, winery permit, winery satellite permit or a manufacturer licencee with a satellite location are able to “deliver or contract to have delivered alcoholic …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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