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Alcohol Sales Hours Bill Moves in DE

Passing the House and initial Senate committee consideration, House Bill 235 seeks to change the time the holder of a license for the sale of alcoholic liquor for on-premises consumption may sell alcohol from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Read More

CA Legislature Passes Cider Production Bill

Before the Governor for action, S.B. 788 seeks to remove the barrel production requirement that a licensed beer manufacturer must meet in order to manufacture cider or perry at the licensed production premises and to sell cider or perry to …Read More

RTD Sales Bill Now Before CA Assembly

Referred to committee in the Assembly, S.B. 277 seeks to authorize a retail package off-sale beer and wine licensee to also sell low alcohol-by-volume spirits beverages not exceeding 10 percent ABV in containers no larger than 16 ounces. Read More

CA Manufacturer Retail Expansion Bill Amended

Amended in Assembly committee, Senate Bill 269 seeks to authorize the holder of a beer manufacturer’s license, a winegrower’s license, a craft distilled spirits manufacturer’s license, or a brandy manufacturer’s license that holds any combination of those licenses for a …Read More

Allowable Returns Bill Amended in CA Assembly

Amended in Assembly committee, S.B. 844, within the context of allowable returns of seasonal brands of beer from retail licensees to wholesalers, changes the definition of “seasonal brand of beer” from a brand of beer that is brewed by a …Read More

CT Excise Tax Reduction Takes Effect

The result of a provision contained in the 2021 biennial state budget becoming effective on July 1, 2023, the excise tax on beer has been reduced by 16.7%. Read More

Alt Prop Legislation Signed by CT Governor

Signed into law, H.B. 6548 addresses alternating proprietorship and contract manufacturing agreements; lowers, from six to four gallons, the minimum liquid capacity needed to be considered a keg and allows manufacturers to sell kegs; and lowers certain permit requirements, such …Read More

Supreme Court Favors BA Position in Trademark Law Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued its opinion in the case of Jack Daniel’s Properties v. VIP Products, a litigation of interest to the Brewers Association (BA) and the alcohol beverage industry. The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in favor …Read More

Brewery Pub Meal Requirement Addressed in DE

H.B. 221 removes the requirement that restaurants and brewery-pubs continue to sell full meals to patrons after 9:00 PM. Read More

TN Beer Definition Changes Bill in Subcommittee

Awaiting subcommittee consideration, H.B. 376 seeks to make definitional changes to the terms “alcoholic beverage,” “beverage,” “beer,” and “high alcohol content beer” to change alcohol by weight designations to alcohol by volume and in the case of “beer” to allow …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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