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Alcohol in Education Bill Advances in SD

Passing the House, H.B. 1081 would exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. Read More

.05 BAC Introduced in Vermont

Senate Bill 291 seeks to reduce the legal blood alcohol concentration limit from 0.08 percent to 0.05 percent and to require the Secretary of Transportation to conduct a public education campaign about the reduced limit, to take effect upon two …Read More

New Alcohol Definitions Proposed in VT

H.B. 563 seeks to define “low alcohol spirits beverage” and include such beverages in the regulatory structure governing vinous beverages. Read More

Brewery Promotion Bill Intro’d in NJ

Assembly Bill 1091 seeks to require Division of Travel and Tourism to advertise and promote tours of breweries in the State. Read More

NJ Limited Brewery Privileges Clarified

A.B. 1103 would authorize a limited brewery (microbrewery) licensee to hold on-site special events open to the general public on the licensed premises of the brewery, as well as off-site special events open to the general public. Licensees may …Read More

Brewery Food Provisions Addressed in NJ Bill

Assembly Bill 1130 seeks to allow the consumption of food on the licensed premises of a limited brewery, with patrons able to purchase food from a vendor not owned by the licensee, or from a restaurant or other type of …Read More

Dogs in Taprooms Bill Intro’d in New Jersey

Assembly Bill 1144 would allow dogs in certain areas of licensed microbreweries that are designated for the consumption of brewed products, provided that the brewery owner has elected to allow dogs on the premises, dogs will not have access to …Read More

NJ Alcohol Advisory Council Proposed

A.B. 1293 establishes the “New Jersey Brewery, Cidery, Meadery, and Distillery Industry Advisory Council.” Read More

Brewery Tour Issues Addressed in NJ Bill

A.B. 1610 would not require consumers to take a tour of a limited brewery prior to purchasing beverages for on-site consumption. However, the bill requires the licensee to make tours of the brewery available to consumers during business hours when …Read More

Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

On December 20, 2019, the President signed into law the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, which includes a one-year extension (through December 31, 2020) of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA) provisions originally passed for a two-year …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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