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Sampling Legislation Moves to Texas Senate

Amended in committee and passed by the House, House Bill 3712 would authorize malt beverage distributors to give the owner or general manager of a retail account a sample of no more than 72 ounces of a new brand of …Read More

WA Container Deposit Bill Falters in House

Failing to pass the House, H.B. 1131 sought to: require 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; …Read More

Alcohol Sales Tax Exemption Floated in NY

S.B. 6512 seeks to exempt from sales tax alcoholic beverages sold at retail by a licensed producer of alcoholic beverages to a customer where such sale occurs either at the brewery, winery, or distillery where such alcoholic beverage was produced, …Read More

CT RTD Tax Bill Remains Under Senate Consideration

Moving between Senate committees, Senate Bill 905, among a number of provisions, establishes a new $3.57 per wine gallon alcoholic beverage tax for liquor coolers with an alcohol by volume of over 7% ABV by manufacturers that produce up to …Read More

HI Beer Definition Expansion Bill Moves to Conference

Moving to conference after the House disagreed with Senate amendments, H.B. 647 provides a definition of “low alcohol by volume spirits beverage” to mean any alcoholic beverage containing no more than five per cent alcohol by volume and includes distilled …Read More

Missouri Donation Bill Advances

Passing committee, H.B. 1160 would allow the donation of beer to a charitable, religious, or educational organization for the sole purpose of being auctioned by the organization or institution for fund-raising purposes. Read More

NY Shipping Bill Poised to Pass Senate

Now on third reading in the senate, S.B. 2852 authorize the direct intrastate and interstate shipment of liquor, cider, mead, and braggot. Read More

Spirits Direct Shipping Proposed in ME

Senate Bill 682 would allow distilleries, small distilleries, and rectifiers within and outside the state to ship their spirits products to Maine consumers in a manner similar to that presently allowed for wineries to ship their wine products. Read More

Alcohol Tax Increase Vetoed by NM Gov

Falling victim to the Governor’s line item veto, provisions in House Bill 547 seeking to raise taxes on all alcoholic beverages has been stricken. Under the bill, the excise tax imposed on beer manufactured or produced by a microbrewer …Read More

Direct Shipping Bill Amended in Oregon

Amended and advancing from initial committee consideration, H.B. 2013 would fully open direct to consumer shipping from out-of-state producers and creates a direct to retailer permit for out-of-state manufacturers of malt beverages, wine or cider to allow manufacturer to sell …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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