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AZ Supplier-Wholesaler Relations Bill Signed by Governor

Signed into law, Senate Bill 1248 would make it unlawful for a supplier to coerce or attempt to coerce a wholesaler to accept delivery of beer or any other commodity that has not been ordered by the wholesaler or for …Read More

CT Festival and Sales Bill Signed into Law

Becoming law, H.B. 5331 eliminates the current wine festival permit and establishes a new festival permit for all manufacturers of alcoholic liquor (e.g., spirits, wine, and beer); allows beer manufacturers and certain Connecticut craft cafes to sell beer brewed in …Read More

CA Retail Sales Bill Amended and Advanced

Amended and advanced from initial committee consideration, Assembly Bill 2301 authorizes an on-sale retailer that is also a beer manufacturer to purchase alcoholic beverages from the licensed beer manufacturer, if the premises of production is located within five miles of …Read More

CA Beer and Wine Licensee Bill Amended

Amended in committee, A.B. 1734 permits, under certain conditions, a licensee that holds both a beer manufacturer’s license and a winegrower’s license at a single premises to allow both beer and wine throughout the premises at the same time. This …Read More

Branch Legislation Advances in CA

Amended and advanced from committee, Assembly Bill 2307 increases the limit, from six to eight, of authorized branch office locations for a licensed beer manufacturer and increases the corresponding limit, from two to four, on these branch locations being bona …Read More

CA Beer Shipping Bill Amended

Amended in committee to address recycling issues, S.B. 1198 seeks to authorize a person licensed in California or any other state as a beer manufacturer that obtains a beer direct shipper permit to sell and ship beer directly to a …Read More

Contract Packaging Approved in WA

Becoming law, Senate Bill 5940 creates a license endorsement allowing domestic licensed alcohol manufacturers to provide contract packaging services to other alcohol manufacturing licensees within the state. Read More

RTD Tax Disparity Study Proposed in WV

House Concurrent Resolution 100 directs the Joint Committee on Government and Finance to study the disparity of taxes on all ready to drink beverages, regardless of their base, and the feasibility of a more equitable taxation of these products and …Read More

WA .05 BAC Bill Fails to Advance

Dying in committee, S.B. 5982 sought to lower the blood alcohol concentration limit to .05. Read More

OK Brewer Off-Site Events Bill Advances

Advancing to the Senate floor, S.B. 1811 would allow brewer and small brewer licensees to hold up to four off-site events per year and provides that the holder of multiple small brewer licenses may sell beer produced at up to …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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