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OH Bill Extending Alcohol to-Go, Delivery Passes House

Under Senate consideration after passing the House, House Bill 669 allows bars, restaurants, small breweries, micro-distilleries, and wineries (qualified permit holders) to sell alcoholic beverages in sealed, covered cups or other containers for off-premises consumption, including via delivery (drinks may …Read More

Wide-Ranging Alcohol Bill Passes Ohio House

Taken up by the Senate after passing the House, House Bill 674, among many provisions, seeks to: eliminate statutory limitations on Sunday sales of alcohol; address issues related to outdoor refreshment areas; exempt certain brewpubs from the requirement to obtain …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

CO Brew Pub Retail Sales Change Signed by Governor

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 194 allows a licensed brew pub to sell to the public in sealed containers for off-premises consumption malt liquors that are manufactured at a separate licensed brew pub under the same ownership as the …Read More

Anheuser-Busch Receives Suspensions, Fine in Wake of TTB Trade Practice Investigation

The Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has accepted a $5 million Offer in Compromise from Anheuser-Busch, LLC (A-B) for alleged violations of the Federal Alcohol Administration (FAA) Act. A-B has also served short suspensions of two of its Colorado …Read More

CO Brew Pub Retail Sales Change Before Governor

Awaiting the gubernatorial action, Senate Bill 194 allows a licensed brew pub to sell to the public in sealed containers for off-premises consumption malt liquors that are manufactured at a separate licensed brew pub under the same ownership as the …Read More

Alcohol Delivery Extension Sent to CO Governor

Passing both chambers of the legislature, Senate Bill 213 seeks to allow the sale of alcohol as part of delivery or takeout orders through June 30, 2021. Read More

Home Delivery Addressed in GA Bill

Before the Governor for action, House Bill 879 seeks to allow a packaged goods retailer to deliver malt beverages and wine in unbroken packages purchased by an individual for personal use to an address designated by such individual, subject to …Read More

Delivery Rules Relaxed in Louisiana

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 178 relaxes certain rules governing the delivery of alcohol. Under the bill’s provisions, third-party delivery companies would be allowed to use independent contractors in addition to their own employees, provides that only malt …Read More

MA Beer and Wine Sales Ballot Initiative Withdrawn

After being certified to appear on the November ballot, proponents have decided that no further action on Initiative Petition No. 19-14: Petition for a Law Relative to the Sale of Beer and Wine by Food Stores will occur this 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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