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WY Contract Brewing Bill Signed by Governor

Signed by the Governor, H.B. 82 provides for contract brewing. Read More

Wyoming Governor Approves Additional Microbrewery Location

Signed into law, House Bill 158 would remove a current restriction and allow a microbrewery to operate at more than one location. Read More

RI Brewpub Off-Premises Sales Expansion Proposed

S.B. 2715 seeks to allow brewpub manufacturers to sell bottles or cans of certain alcoholic beverages produced on the premises to consumers, not to exceed twenty-four (24) twelve-ounce (12 oz.) bottles or cans or twenty-four (24) sixteen-ounce (16 oz.) …Read More

Prohibited Actions Proposal Advances in SC

Passing initial committee consideration, Senate Bill 1099 seeks to provide that a manufacturer, brewer, or importer of beer shall not request or require that a wholesaler submit certain information for beer brands not manufactured, brewed, or imported by the manufacturer, …Read More

Festival permit Bill Moves in SC

Passing initial committee consideration, S.B. 993 creates festival permits to be issued to licensed breweries, wineries, and micro distilleries, authorizing them to sell their products and to provide samples for consumption at a festival for which a permit is obtained. Read More

TN Self-Distribution Bill Intro’d

H.B. 1722 and companion S.B.1753 seek to authorize beer manufacturers to self-distribute beer within a 100-mile radius of the manufacturer if the manufacturer brews 50,000 gallons or less. Read More

MD Looks at Production / Distribution Changes

Passing the Senate, S.B. 839 seeks to repeal specified manufacturer’s permits and establishes a manufacturer off-site permit and a brewery special event permit. The bill authorizes a Class 8 farm brewery license to sell beer produced by the license holder …Read More

MA Franchise Bill Emerges from Committee

Reported from committee, House Bill 327 seeks to allow small brewers (defined as under 6 million barrels) to terminate a distributor without cause and with less than the current 120-day notice (the notice provision is tiered based on sales: 30 …Read More

Proposed MA Franchise Amendment Claers Committee

Clearing committee, H.B. 3549 would allow an “emerging brewery” to, without good cause shown, terminate the right to distribute any brands of malt beverages for any licensed wholesaler to whom such emerging brewery has made regular sales of such brands …Read More

Farmer Brewery Bill Intro’d in MA

Senate Bill 461 seeks to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries. 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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