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OK Distribution Agreements Bill Now in House-Senate Conference

Now in conference committee after passing the House in amended form, Senate Bill 422 modifies the procedures that must be in place for a brewer to terminate a distributor agreement with any beer distributor to include requiring the brewer to …Read More

OK Franchise Bill on Governor’s desk

Now before the Governor after being substituted in conference committee, H.B. 1715 1) defines seltzer and modifies the definition of beer to mean any beverage containing more than 0.5% of alcohol by volume and obtained by the alcoholic fermentation of …Read More

RTD Tax and Definition Bill Intro’d in NJ

A.B. 5496 creates new taxable category of alcoholic beverages called flavored malt beverages defined as a beverage having an alcoholic content of one half of one per centum (1/2 of 1%) or more by volume for which the producer is …Read More

New Jersey Craft Alcohol Producer Bill Sees Action

Substituted in committee, A.B. 4630 would allow craft alcoholic beverage manufacturers (defined as a limited brewery license, cidery and meadery license, and craft distillery license holder) to hold an unlimited number of off-premises special events, on-premises special events, and private …Read More

MT Payment Terms Bill Signed into Law

Signed into law, H.B. 95 specifies, in part, that a brewer, beer importer, or beer wholesaler may not sell or deliver beer unless a retail licensee pays within 7 days of the delivery and may not extend more than 7 …Read More

MT Satellite Locations Bill Becomes Law

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 305 would allow manufacturers, including brewers, to own up to three retail licenses, one of which must be co-located at a manufacturing premises with two available for satellite locations. Read More

NH Nano Brewery Location Legislation Approved by Governor

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 167 removes the requirement that nano breweries manufacture beverages in a public building. Read More

Minors in Taprooms Bill Moves to LA House

Now under House consideration, S.B. 194 would prohibit any person under the age of 18 from entering a Class A-General retail establishment (defined as a retail outlet where alcohol is sold on the premises for consumption on the premises), …Read More

Maryland Direct Shipping Bill Signed into Law

Approved by the Governor, Senate Bill 448 provides that a holder of a Class 1 distillery license, Class 4 limited winery license, Class 5 brewery license, Class 7 micro-brewery license, Class 8 farm-brewery license, or Class 9 limited distillery license …Read More

Expanded Sales for MA Farmer and Pub Brewers Gets a Hearing

A hearing has been scheduled for Senate Bill 478 which seeks to expand the sale of products by farmer breweries and pub brewers. 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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