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Farmer Brewer License Bill Intro’d in RI

S.B. 748 authorizes the issuance of farmer-brewery and farmer-distillery licenses to qualifying farms. Read More

Manufacturer-Retailer Adjacency OK’ed in MT

Signed into law, House Bill 157 allows a brewery or winery to be located adjacent to an on-premises retail license. Read More

Interstate Shipping Bill Signed in SD

Signed by the Governor, S.B. 109 authorizes certain interstate shipments of distilled spirits. Read More

RTD Definition Bill Advances in NE

Advancing through committee, L.B. 274, which provides for a promotional farmers market special designated license, has been amended to define “ready-to-drink cocktail” and establish a per gallon tax rate separate and lower than that for distilled spirits. Read More

SD Alcohol Delivery Bill Stalls

Deferred in committee, House Bill 1123 would permit in-state alcohol manufacturers to deliver alcoholic beverages to state customers under certain conditions. Read More

Direct Shipping Bill Intro’d in NV

Senate Bill 394 would authorize a brew pub, craft distillery, estate distillery or winery to make retail sales of certain alcoholic beverages for shipment to a location off the premises of the brew pub, craft distillery, estate distillery or winery, …Read More

TN Self-Distribution Bill Advances

Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 177 has been amended to allow breweries producing 25,000 barrels or less annually to self-distribute up to 1,800 barrels statewide before they must enter into a distribution agreement with a wholesaler. Read More

Distribution Issues Addressed in NV Bill

Among several provisions, S.B. 307 authorizes a person who operates one or more brew pubs to manufacture and sell an additional 20,000 barrels of malt beverages to an out-of-state wholesaler. Additionally, the bill imposes several restrictions on suppliers relative …Read More

Carryout Sales Bill Amended in IN

Amended in Senate committee, H.B. 1396 provides, among many provisions, that if any provision, or application of any provision, concerning the manufacture, importation, distribution, or retail sale of alcoholic beverages is deemed to be in conflict with federal law or …Read More

Self-Distribution and Franchise Bill Signed by KY Governor

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 15 seeks to allow a microbrewery licensee to sell and deliver up to 2,500 barrels of product to any retail licensee and to set forth terms of contracts between microbrewers and distributors. 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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