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Self-Distribution and Franchise Provisions Stripped from NC Bill

Amended prior to passing he House to remove provisions relating to increasing the barrel cap under which self-distribution and no cause termination of distributors are effective, House Bill 500 retains provisions relating to the sale of crowlers, tasting during tours, …Read More

Additional Retail Locations Proposed in NC

H.B. 642 seeks to increase the number of additional retail locations to ten where a brewery may sell its malt beverages and to authorize a brewery to sell its malt beverages at the brewery regardless of the results of any …Read More

New Compliance Measures Advance in NC

Passing the House, House Bill 480 seeks to require the ABC commission and the department of revenue to certify on an annual basis that brewery and distillery permit holders are compliant with state tax requirements and to require certain brewery …Read More

New Compliance Measures Proposed in NC

House Bill 480 seeks to require the ABC commission and the department of revenue to certify on an annual basis that brewery and distillery permit holders are compliant with state tax requirements and to require certain brewery permit holders to …Read More

NC Self-Distribution and franchise Changes Proposed

Among many provisions affecting sales, sampling, and homebrewing House Bill 500 seeks to raise the barrelage cap to 200,000 (from 25,000) to retain self-distribution rights and that brewers under the 200,000 barrel cap can terminate distributors without cause under a …Read More

Self-Distribution Cap Raised 4X in NC Proposal

S.B. 313 would increase the number of barrels of malt beverages a small brewery may self-distribute from 25,000 to 103,091. Read More

Increase to NC Self-Distribution Cap Proposed

House Bill 67 seeks to increase the self-distribution allowance to 100,000 barrels from the current 25,000. Read More

Contract Brewing Bill Approved by N.C. Governor

Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 909 provides for, among other provisions, alternating proprietorships and contract brewing. Read More

Contract Brewing Bill Awaits NC Governor’s Signature

Before the Governor for action, House Bill 909 provides for, among other provisions, alternating proprietorships and contract brewing. Read More

North Carolina Production Limit Bill Fails to Advance

Failing to advance, House Bill 278 sought to increase the small brewery limit from twenty-five thousand barrels to one hundred thousand barrels before the brewery must use a wholesale distributor to distribute its products. 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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