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Iowa Alt Prop Bill Signed by Governor

Signed into law, H.B. 478 provides for brewpub alternating proprietorship arrangements. Read More

MT Bill Addressing Payment Terms Headed to Gov

Passed by both chambers of the legislature, H.B. 95 specifies, in part, that a brewer, beer importer, or beer wholesaler may not sell or deliver beer unless a retail licensee pays within 7 days of the delivery and may not …Read More

OK Trade Practice Legislation Signed into Law

Signed into law, H.B. 2843, among multiple provisions, provides that it shall not be deemed an inducement or a discriminatory action for a brewer, beer distributor, small brewer self-distributor, brewpub self-distributor, or a wine and spirits wholesaler to establish individualized …Read More

TN Beer Definition Changes Bill in Subcommittee

Awaiting subcommittee consideration, H.B. 376 seeks to make definitional changes to the terms “alcoholic beverage,” “beverage,” “beer,” and “high alcohol content beer” to change alcohol by weight designations to alcohol by volume and in the case of “beer” to allow …Read More

Brewer Licenses Change Proposed in New York

Advanced to third reading, Assembly Bill 6134 provides the liquor authority the ability to set the duration of brewer’s licenses, farm brewery licenses and restaurant-brewer licenses to three years. Read More

Distribution Agreements Bill Passes Oklahoma House

Amended and passing the House, Senate Bill 422 modifies the procedures that must be in place for a brewer to terminate a distributor agreement with any beer distributor to include requiring the brewer to establish good cause for such termination. …Read More

Kansas Sampling Bill Approved by Governor

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 2059, among several provisions, provides a specific exception from the Kansas Food Code for microbreweries to allow dogs in inside areas upon meeting specified conditions and would allow distributors to provide a sample of …Read More

MT Satellite Locations Bill Passes Legislature

Passed by the legislature, House Bill 305 would allow manufacturers, including brewers, to own up to three retail licenses, one of which must be co-located at a manufacturing premises with two available for satellite locations. Read More

OR Addiction Task Force Proposed

Considered in a public hearing, House Bill 3610 seeks to establish the Task Force on Alcohol Pricing and Addiction Services to study issues related to alcohol addiction, including the benefits and drawbacks of imposing taxes on beer and wine. Read More

TX Spirit Cooler Legislation Fails to Advance

Left pending in committee, House Bill 2200 seeks to define “spirit coolers” to include products up to 17% ABV and would permit retail sales by holders of wine and malt beverage retailer’s off-premise permits. Identical legislation has been introduced in …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 (BA). 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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