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Sales, Sampling and Shipping Bill Signed in NH

Signed into law, Senate Bill 125 makes changes to the requirements for serving samples for beverage manufacturers and nano breweries; provides for contract brewing arrangements for nano breweries and brew pubs; and requires reports for intrastate direct shippers of alcohol. Read More

RI Brewery On-Premises Sales Bill Signed by Governor

Signed into law, Senate Bill 199 modifies limitations on quantities of malt beverages that can be sold at retail by brewery and brewpub manufacturer license holders for off-premises consumption. Allowable sales of malt beverages would increase from one case …Read More

Brewpub Sales Addressed in RI Bill

Signed into law, H.B. 5105 authorizes a holder of a Class B or brew pub manufacturer’s license to sell specified amounts of wine, beer and mixed alcoholic beverages with take-out food orders. The sale of all other alcoholic beverages and …Read More

OR Malt Beverage Definition Bill Signed

Signed into law, H.B. 2264, among several provisions, defines “malt beverage” as beer, ale, porter, stout and other similar fermented beverages that contain more than one-half of one percent and not more than 16 percent of alcohol by volume and …Read More

RI Brewery On-Premises Sales Bill Lands on Gov’s Desk

On the Governor’s desk, Senate Bill 199 seeks to modify limitations on quantities of malt beverages that can be sold at retail by brewery and brewpub manufacturer license holders for off-premises consumption. Allowable sales of malt beverages would increase …Read More

Marijuana-Infused Alcohol Legislation Before MI Governor

Before the Governor for action, H.B. 4746 seeks to make the use or offer for use, possession, sale, or offer for sale of marihuana-infused beer, wine, mixed wine drink, mixed spirit drink, or spirits a misdemeanor. Read More

NJ Farm Brewery License Bill Passes Committee

Passing committee in substitute form, S.B. 72 establishes farm brewery and winery-brewery beverage licenses. Read More

Michigan Craft Beer Month Recognized

Senate Resolution 71 commemorates July 2021 as Craft Beer Month. Read More

Alcohol Advisory Council Proposed in NJ

Senate Bill 3977 establishes an advisory council for the brewery, cidery, meadery, and distillery industries in NJ and provides for funding through certain alcoholic beverage tax receipts Read More

Restaurant Revitalization Fund Replenishment Act Introduced

Introduced in both chambers of the United States Congress, H.R.3807/S.2091, the Restaurant Revitalization Fund Replenishment Act seeks to add an additional $60 billion to the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, thereby providing critical funding for the recovery of small hospitality businesses. 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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