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WA Recycling Proposal Under Consideration Again

Reemerging from the 2023 session, H.B. 1131 requires producers of certain paper products and packaging (covered PPP) to participate in and fund the operations of a producer responsibility organization (PRO) to collect and manage covered PPP from consumers and carry …Read More

Changes to Wisconsin Alcohol Laws Signed by Governor

Signed into law, Senate Bill 268, among a variety of provisions, creates the Division of Alcohol Beverages (DAB) within the Department of Revenue (DOR) and assign to DAB the authority to regulate and enforce Wisconsin’s alcohol beverages law through …Read More

Beer Definition Change Proposed in New Hampshire

House Bill1135 amends the definition of specialty beer by reducing the threshold level of alcoholic content to 0.5% from 6%. Read More

Wide-Ranging NJ Craft Alcohol Bill Signed into Law

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 4265 allows craft alcoholic beverage manufacturers (defined as a limited brewery license, cidery and meadery license, and craft distillery license holder) to: hold not more than 25 off-premises special events and an unlimited number …Read More

Contract Brewing Legislation Intro’d in IN

Senate Bill 205 allows a small brewery to manufacture beer for another small brewery if certain requirements are met (contract brewing). Read More

Canned Cocktail Bill Passes Indiana House Committee

Passing initial committee consideration, HB 1025 defines “mixed beverage” as a prepared cordial, cocktail, or highball that is in a can or container that holds not more than twenty-four (24) ounces of the beverage and is a mixture of: (1) …Read More

Packaging Restrictions Considered in NH

S.B. 335 seeks to restrict the use of certain images and phrasing in alcohol packaging that are attractive to minors. Read More

Corporate Transparency Act Requirements in Effect

The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) requires certain companies formed or operating in the United States to report information about their beneficial owners to the Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). The law aims to safeguard the …Read More

Federal Kombucha Legislation Introduced

H.R. 6495 provides for the tax-free production of low alcohol by volume kombucha. Read More

Malt Beverage Issues Addressed in FL Legislation

House Bill 1107 seeks to authorize manufacturers of malt beverages to transfer malt beverages to another manufacturer for brewing under certain conditions; specifies conditions under which licensed craft breweries may conduct tastings and sell malt beverages; deletes the definition of …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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