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Hawaii Beer Definition Proposal in Conference

Now in conference committee, Senate Bill 717 expands the definition of “beer” to mean any alcoholic beverage containing no less than 0.5 per cent alcohol by volume obtained by fermentation of any infusion or decoction of malt or any substitute, …Read More

Minors in Taprooms Change Considered in LA

S.B. 194 seeks to increase the age to enter a Class A-General retail establishment (defined as a retail outlet where alcohol is sold on the premises for consumption on the premises) from 18 to 21 and removes the exception …Read More

NV Sales and Transfer Bill Fails to Move from Committee

Failing to advance from committee, Senate Bill 108 sought to authorize a person who operates one or more brew pubs to sell at retail: (1) malt beverages that are manufactured on or off the premises of any of the brew …Read More

Sampling Legislation Moves to Texas Senate

Amended in committee and passed by the House, House Bill 3712 would authorize malt beverage distributors to give the owner or general manager of a retail account a sample of no more than 72 ounces of a new brand of …Read More

WA Container Deposit Bill Falters in House

Failing to pass the House, H.B. 1131 sought to: require producers of certain paper products and packaging (covered PPP) to participate in and fund the operations of a producer responsibility organization (PRO) to collect and manage covered PPP from consumers; …Read More

Alcohol Sales Tax Exemption Floated in NY

S.B. 6512 seeks to exempt from sales tax alcoholic beverages sold at retail by a licensed producer of alcoholic beverages to a customer where such sale occurs either at the brewery, winery, or distillery where such alcoholic beverage was produced, …Read More

CT RTD Tax Bill Remains Under Senate Consideration

Moving between Senate committees, Senate Bill 905, among a number of provisions, establishes a new $3.57 per wine gallon alcoholic beverage tax for liquor coolers with an alcohol by volume of over 7% ABV by manufacturers that produce up to …Read More

HI Beer Definition Expansion Bill Moves to Conference

Moving to conference after the House disagreed with Senate amendments, H.B. 647 provides a definition of “low alcohol by volume spirits beverage” to mean any alcoholic beverage containing no more than five per cent alcohol by volume and includes distilled …Read More

Missouri Donation Bill Advances

Passing committee, H.B. 1160 would allow the donation of beer to a charitable, religious, or educational organization for the sole purpose of being auctioned by the organization or institution for fund-raising purposes. Read More

NY Shipping Bill Poised to Pass Senate

Now on third reading in the senate, S.B. 2852 authorize the direct intrastate and interstate shipment of liquor, cider, mead, and braggot. 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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