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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

Distribution Agreements Subject of OK Bill

Senate Bill 945 prohibits any beer distribution agreement with a manufacturer, brewer, or importer of beer from requiring wholesalers to submit certain records, mandate hiring decisions, contribute to marketing, attribute risk of loss to a wholesaler, invoice or initiate electronic …Read More

OR Bill Seeks to Lower BAC Level

House Bill 3132 provides that a person commits the offense of driving while under influence of intoxicants if that person drives a vehicle and has 0.05 percent or more by weight of alcohol in their blood. Read More

Deposit-Handling Fee Proposed in RI

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 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

Off-Site Sales Proposal Intro’d in RI

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 (16 oz.) bottles …Read More

NY Craft Beer Trail Designation Proposed

Assembly Bill 863 designates a portion of the state highway system as the North Country Craft Beer Trail. Read More

Tax Increase Proposed in NY

Senate Bill 3675 would increase taxes on alcohol by 50 percent, allocating the increased revenue to a special fund to be used for the purposes of alcohol and substance abuse addiction prevention and recovery services and programs. 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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