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CA Glassware Tied-House Exception Approved by Governor

Approved by the Governor, A.B. 2971, among a number of provisions, extends the current tied-house exception, until January 1, 2026, which authorizes a beer manufacturer to give, free of charge, up to five cases of retail advertising glassware to an …Read More

Spirits Direct Shipping Bill Approved by CA Governor

Signed into law, A.B. 920 authorizes (until January 1, 2024) a licensed craft distiller to directly ship distilled spirits manufactured or produced by the licensee at its premises to a consumer pursuant to certain requirements. Read More

Beer On-Sale Legislation Signed by CA Governor

Becoming law with the Governor’s signature, A.B. 2301 authorizes an on-sale retailer that is also a beer manufacturer to purchase alcoholic beverages from the licensed beer manufacturer, if the premises of production is located within five miles of the licensed …Read More

CA License Exchange Bill Gets Governor’s Nod

Approved by the Governor, S.B. 298 authorizes any person that has a brewpub-restaurant license to exchange that license for a bona fide public eating place license subject to the approval of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC). Read More

Private Label Bill on MI Governor’s Desk

Before the Governor for consideration, House Bill 6106 would allow a licensed supplier to manufacture a private label of beer, wine, or mixed spirit drink for a retailer under certain conditions. Read More

NJ Bill Addresses Brewery On, Off Site Abilities

A.B. 4518 (companion S.B. 2990) address issues related to the on- and off-premises abilities of limited and restricted brewery licensees, among which are: removes from current law the requirement that limited breweries provide a tour and that consumers take a …Read More

CA Satellite Locations Legislation Sent to Governor

Before the Governor for action, Assembly Bill 2307 increases the limit, from six to eight, of authorized branch office locations for a licensed beer manufacturer and increases the corresponding limit, from two to four, on these branch locations being bona …Read More

CA Glassware Tied-House Exception on Governor’s Desk

Passed by the legislature and sent to the Governor, A.B. 2971, among a number of provisions, extends the current tied-house exception, until January 1, 2026, which authorizes a beer manufacturer to give, free of charge, up to five cases of …Read More

Spirits Direct Shipping Bill Passes CA Legislature

Agreed to by both chambers of the legislature, A.B. 920 authorizes (until January 1, 2024) a licensed craft distiller to directly ship distilled spirits manufactured or produced by the licensee at its premises to a consumer pursuant to certain requirements. Read More

CA Beer and Wine Licensee Bill Signed

Signed by the Governor, Assembly Bill 1734 allows the holder of a beer manufacturer’s license and a winegrower’s license that holds both of those licenses for a single premises to have alcoholic beverages that are authorized under those licenses at …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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