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CO Alcohol Review Bill Signed by Governor

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 231, legislation implementing recommendations of the liquor advisory group convened to conduct a comprehensive review of Colorado’s liquor laws, among a variety of provisions, would allow a brewery, a limited winery, and a distillery …Read More

DE Self-Distribution Proposal Finalized

Made final by the Office of the Delaware Alcoholic Beverage Control Commissioner (OABCC) Rule 911 allows small Delaware brewers to sell and deliver beer to any person licensed to receive and sell beer. Read More

IL Brewer Retail Expansion Bill Fails a Floor Vote Deadline

Failing a third reading deadline, S.B. 3245 provides that any person licensed as a brewer, class 1 brewer, or class 2 brewer shall be permitted to sell on the licensed premises to non-licensees for on-premises or off-premises consumption (instead of …Read More

LA Bill to Remove Production Requirement for Transfers on Gov’s Desk

Before the Governor for action, H.B. 882 with respect to transfers from a permitted microbrewery to another permitted microbrewery, seeks to change the minimum requirement of a receiving microbrewery from a 10-barrel brewing system to a 5-barrel brewing system. Read More

TN Hemp Product Sales Bill Signed

Signed into law, S.B. 2427 authorizes retail package store licensees and beer permittees to sell hemp-based products. Read More

RI Self-Distribution Prohibition Remains in Committee

Idling in committee, House Bill 8024 prohibits manufacturers of alcoholic beverages from holding or having any interest in a wholesaler license. Read More

PA Sales Hour Extension Bill Advances

Passing the House, H.B. 2150 would, among several provisions, allow breweries that provide on-premise consumption to remain open past midnight on New Year’s Eve until 2 a.m. on New Year’s Day. Read More

RI Keg Sales Legislation Advances

Passing the Senate, S.B. 2695 would allow for holders of a manufacturer’s license to sell one 1/6 barrel keg of malt beverage, produced on the premises, per day. Read More

RI Satellite Taproom Bill Stalls

Remaining under further study, Senate Bill 2786/House Bill 7843 would allow the holder of a manufacturer’s license to apply for two satellite taprooms located off the premises of the manufacturer and allow the manufacturer to transport beer, spirits or wine …Read More

Beer Sales Tax Exemption Held in RI Committee

Held for further study, S.B. 2856 seeks to exempt from the sales and use tax the sale of beer and malt beverages at retail. 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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