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 as decreasing the frequency of certain cleanings and the prerequisites for renewal.
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.See Pete Johnson's Articles