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CA Branch Legislation Moves to Senate

Now under Senate consideration, Assembly Bill 2307 increases the limit, from six to eight, of authorized branch office locations for a licensed beer manufacturer and increases the corresponding limit, from two to four, on these branch locations being bona fide …Read More

CA Beer and Wine Licensee Bill Passes Assembly

Passing the Assembly, A.B. 1734 permits, under certain conditions, a licensee that holds both a beer manufacturer’s license and a winegrower’s license at a single premises to allow both beer and wine throughout the premises at the same time. This …Read More

CA Beer Shipping Bill Heads to Assembly

Passing the Senate, S.B. 1198 seeks to authorize a person licensed in California or any other state as a beer manufacturer that obtains a beer direct shipper permit to sell and ship beer directly to a resident of California, who …Read More

CA Retail Sales Bill Passes Assembly

Now under Senate consideration, Assembly Bill 2301 authorizes an on-sale retailer that is also a beer manufacturer to purchase alcoholic beverages from the licensed beer manufacturer, if the premises of production is located within five miles of the on-sale retailer’s …Read More

License Exchange Bill Amended in CA

Amended in Assembly committee, S.B. 298 authorizes any person that has a brewpub-restaurant license to exchange that license for a bona fide public eating place license. Read More

CO Retailer Sales Tax Bill Signed into law

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1406 seeks to renew for July 2022, August 2022, and September 2022, after a 10-month hiatus, a temporary deduction from state net taxable sales for qualifying retailers in, among others, the alcoholic beverages drinking …Read More

AK Regulatory Reform Passes Legislature, Awaits Governor

Passed by both chambers and awaiting transmittal to the Governor, Senate Bill 9, comprehensive alcohol regulatory review legislation, specifically addresses the regulation of manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers of alcoholic beverages and common carrier approval to transport or deliver alcoholic beverages. Read More

Extended Producer Responsibility Bill Signed by CO Governor

Signed into law, House Bill 1355 requires the executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to designate a nonprofit organization to implement and manage a statewide program that provides recycling services to covered entities in the …Read More

Craft Producer Tax Credit Proposed in AZ

House Bill 2543 establishes the Credit for Craft Distillers, Farm Wineries and Microbreweries allowed against luxury privilege tax liability, at a rate of $2.00 per gallon produced for a licensed craft distiller, $0.50 per gallon produced for a licensed farm …Read More

Retail Alcohol Licensing Legislation Signed by Iowa Governor

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 2374 establishes new retail alcohol licenses and fee structures. 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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