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Franchise Legislation Referred to MA House Committee

A new draft (S.B. 2841) of the previous bill which passed the Senate, has been referred to House committee. The legislation allows a brewery with less than 250,000 barrels annual production to terminate a wholesaler in the absence of …Read More

New Jersey Bill Addresses Direct to Consumer Abilities

A.B. 4606 seeks to allow the holder of a limited brewery license, restricted brewery license, plenary winery license, farm winery license, out-of-State winery license, cidery and meadery license, or craft distillery license to directly ship or deliver to the residence …Read More

Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act

On December 20, 2019, the President signed into law the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, which includes a one-year extension (through December 31, 2020) of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (CBMTRA) provisions originally passed for a two-year …Read More

CO Brew Pub Retail Sales Change Signed by Governor

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 194 allows a licensed brew pub to sell to the public in sealed containers for off-premises consumption malt liquors that are manufactured at a separate licensed brew pub under the same ownership as the …Read More

Alcohol Delivery Extension Signed by CO Governor

Signed into law, Senate Bill 213 seeks to allow the sale of alcohol as part of delivery or takeout orders through June 30, 2021. Read More

Home Delivery Law Passed in GA

Signed into law, House Bill 879 allows a packaged goods retailer to deliver malt beverages and wine in unbroken packages purchased by an individual for personal use to an address designated by such individual, subject to certain conditions. The …Read More

Franchise Legislation Passes MA Senate

Passing the Senate, S.B. 2829 allows a brewery with less than 250,000 barrels annual production to terminate a wholesaler in the absence of good cause with thirty days’ written notice of termination. The terminated wholesaler, as sole and exclusive …Read More

Delivery, On- and Off-Premise Abilities Addressed in NJ Bill

Taken up by the Senate following Assembly passage, A.B. 4319 seeks to extend the temporary ability of bars and restaurants to sell and deliver alcoholic beverages in closed and sealed containers (including crowlers and growlers of beer) beyond any COVID-19-related …Read More

OH Bill Extending Alcohol to-Go, Delivery Passes House

Under Senate consideration after passing the House, House Bill 669 allows bars, restaurants, small breweries, micro-distilleries, and wineries (qualified permit holders) to sell alcoholic beverages in sealed, covered cups or other containers for off-premises consumption, including via delivery (drinks may …Read More

Wide-Ranging Alcohol Bill Passes Ohio House

Taken up by the Senate after passing the House, House Bill 674, among many provisions, seeks to: eliminate statutory limitations on Sunday sales of alcohol; address issues related to outdoor refreshment areas; exempt certain brewpubs from the requirement to obtain …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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