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Beer Transfer Bill Before LA Governor

Awaiting gubernatorial action, S.B. 450 seeks to authorize a licensed wholesaler to transfer from a permitted microbrewery to another permitted microbrewery up to 50% of the total manufactured beverages sold at the receiving microbrewery provided all of the following conditions …Read More

Private Label Bill Intro’d in Michigan

House Bill 6106 allows under certain circumstances the manufacturing of private label alcohol. Read More

Brewery Event Bill on Governor’s Desk

Awaiting consideration by the Governor, House Bill 523 authorizes manufacturers or brewers to host up to 12 contracted private events at the brewing facility and provides certain restrictions for such events. Read More

MI Marketing-Related Legislation Intro’d

H.B. 6107 modifies and allows use of technology for marketing under certain circumstances. Read More

LA Retail Sales Bill Considered in House

The subject of several procedural actions, H.B. 494 would authorize a manufacturer or brewer who operates one or more brewing facilities located in the state to sell or serve products brewed at those facilities at wholesale to licensed retail dealers …Read More

LA Self-Distribution and Sales Bill Moves to Senate

Amended prior to House passage, House Bill 554 now authorizes a microbrewer to contract with a licensed wholesaler for the purpose of distributing the products brewed by the microbrewer at its licensed premises to other properly licensed retail dealers and …Read More

Louisiana Self-Distribution Bill heads to Governor

Amended in the Senate prior to receiving concurrence from the House and moving to the Governor, House Bill 370 authorizes a brewer who operates a brewing facility located entirely in the state that produces less than 5,000 barrels of beer …Read More

Minority-Owned Business Study Group Formed in MD

Becoming law without the Governor’s approval, House Bill 324 requires the Governor’s Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to conduct a study of the participation of minority-owned businesses in the alcoholic beverages industry in the state. Read More

Alcohol Producer Promotion Bill Signed by MD Governor

Approved by the Governor, companions H.B. 854 and S.B. 698 establish the Advisory Commission on Maryland Alcohol Manufacturing and the Maryland Alcohol Manufacturing Promotion Fund to provide grants that promote the advantages and attributes of State breweries, distilleries, and wineries …Read More

Enhanced Sales and Delivery Extension Approved in MD

Signed into law, House Bill 550 repeals the termination date for various provisions relating to alcoholic beverages manufacturer’s licenses and off–site permits and extends the termination date for provisions relating to the authorization of holders of certain manufacturer’s licenses to …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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