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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

Michigan Craft Beer Month Recognized

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

Off-Premises Brewery Sales Addressed in MN Legislation

H.B. 37 and companion S.B. 31 seek to allow, among several provisions, brewery sales for off-premises consumption in containers of 64 ounces or less. Read More

Barrelage Threshold Increase Sought for Sales in MN

Senate Bill 70 seeks to allow brewers with an annual production of up to 150,000 barrels the ability to engage in off-premises sales. The current production limitation is 20,000 barrels. Read More

MO Trade Practice Bill Signed into Law

Signed by the Governor for action, Senate Bill 126, among multiple provisions, would add the definition of “nonrefrigeration dispensing accessories” (which includes beer and gas hoses, faucets, taps, and other accessories necessary to preserve and serve intoxicating liquor that are …Read More

NH Sales, Sampling and Shipping Bill Before Governor

Passing both legislative chambers, 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 …Read More

Direct Shipping Bill Signed by NH Governor

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 14 would allow the liquor commission to operate as a direct shipper of liquor and wine, both in-state and out-of-state. Read More

NJ RTD Spirits Tax Bill Clears Committee

Reported from Senate committee, Senate Bill 3452 seeks to reduce the alcoholic beverage tax rate on cider and low-percentage alcohol by volume (ABV) liquors so that they match the tax rate for beer at 12 cents/gallon. 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

Texas Expanded Brewpub Priviliges Bill Becomes Law

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 1226 would allow brewpubs to conduct tastings and samplings at retailer locations. 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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