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NY Labelled Beer Definition Amendment Proposed

S.B. 7655 amends the definition of New York State labelled beer to require that at least 60%, by weight, of its hops and at least 60% of any other ingredients, excluding water, are grown in New York and authorizes a …Read More

VT Bill Proposes Farm-Based License

H.B. 613 proposes to create a farm based manufacturer’s license for alcoholic beverage manufacturers that are located on a farm and produce alcoholic beverages that are made a majority by weight from ingredients produced by that farm. Read More

Self-Distribution Proposal Intro’d in FL

Companions H.B. 185 and S.B 966 seek to allow certain breweries the ability to self-distribute under specified conditions and to transfer beer to any restaurant with which it has common ownership affiliations and that is part of a restaurant group …Read More

Beverage Definition Amendment Proposed in IA

Senate Study Bill 3033 seeks to add high alcoholic content beer and canned cocktails to the definition of “beverage” which containers are subject to the beverage containers control deposit and refund provisions. Read More

Brewery Licensee Proposal Intro’d in OK

Senate Bill 1263 seeks to allow brewer, small brewer, and brewpub licensees to purchase from licensed brewers, small brewers, and brewpubs in this state, and to import beer into this state for use in manufacturing. Read More

HI Tax Surcharge Proposed

H.B. 1618 seeks to impose a .10 cent per drink surcharge on alcoholic beverages effective July 1, 2022. Read More

On-Site Sales Extended in NJ

Signed by the Governor, S.B. 3673 authorizes a limited brewery licensee which also holds a bonded warehouse bottling license to sell at retail and offer for sampling on the brewery premises product that was brewed at the brewery and subsequently …Read More

VT Licensure and Retail Equalization Bill Intro’d

House Bill 686 proposes to provide manufacturers and rectifiers of spirits and fortified wines with the same licensure privileges and duties as manufacturers of malt beverages and vinous beverages and to permit spirits and fortified wines to be sold at …Read More

Florida Contract Brewing Bill Intro’d

H.B. 1451 addresses, among multiple provisions, issues related to contract brewing and alternating proprietorship brewing agreements. Read More

Privatization Bill Intro’d in MS

House Bill 512 seeks to privatize the sale of alcoholic beverages in Mississippi. 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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