H.B. 3495 and companion S.B. 532, the Brewers Economic Equity & Relief Act, would allow for the following provisions: limited brewpub self-distribution; permanent delivery for small alcohol producers; direct to consumer shipping for in-state and out-of-state brewers and distillers; and self-distribution for manufacturers producing more than one type of alcohol.
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