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Festival permit Bill Moves in SC

Passing initial committee consideration, S.B. 993 creates festival permits to be issued to licensed breweries, wineries, and micro distilleries, authorizing them to sell their products and to provide samples for consumption at a festival for which a permit is obtained. Read More

TN Self-Distribution Bill Intro’d

H.B. 1722 and companion S.B.1753 seek to authorize beer manufacturers to self-distribute beer within a 100-mile radius of the manufacturer if the manufacturer brews 50,000 gallons or less. Read More

Beer and Wine Sales Bill Signed by WA Governor

Signed by the Governor, S.B. 5006 creates a new endorsement to allow wineries to serve beer and microbreweries to serve wine to their customers on-premise but restricts the offerings to three products and requires the products to be produced in …Read More

WA Brewery Retail Licensing Bill Becomes Law

Signed into law, H.B. 2412 changes the number of retail licenses a domestic brewery and a microbrewery may hold, from two to four. These include an on/off premises tavern, beer/wine restaurant, spirits/beer/wine restaurant, or any combination thereof. Also directs …Read More

WY Contract Brewing Bill Signed by Governor

Signed by the Governor, H.B. 82 provides for contract brewing. Read More

Wyoming Governor Approves Additional Microbrewery Location

Signed into law, House Bill 158 would remove a current restriction and allow a microbrewery to operate at more than one location. Read More

RI Brewpub Off-Premises Sales Expansion Proposed

S.B. 2715 seeks to allow brewpub manufacturers to sell bottles or cans of certain alcoholic beverages produced on the premises to consumers, not to exceed twenty-four (24) twelve-ounce (12 oz.) bottles or cans or twenty-four (24) sixteen-ounce (16 oz.) …Read More

KY Direct Shipping Bill Becomes Law

Becoming law without the Governor’s signature, H.B. 415 establishes a direct shipper license authorizing shipment of alcoholic beverages to consumers in Kentucky. A manufacturer authorized to manufacture alcoholic beverages in or outside Kentucky or a licensed alcoholic beverage supplier would …Read More

Beer Transfer Bill Intro’d in LA

H.B. 336 would allow an entity operating multiple brewing facilities located in the state to transfer bonded beer between the entity’s permitted facilities. Read More

Louisiana Brewery Event Legislation Debuted

House Bill 564 seeks to authorize brewers to host up to thirty private events at the brewing facility and provides certain restrictions for such events. 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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