Change to Advertising Expenditure Fails in VA

Failing to advance from committee, Senate Bill 233 sought to increase from $40 to $99 the amount per item a manufacturer or its authorized vendor and a wholesale wine and beer licensee may lend, buy for, or give to a retail licensee for alcoholic beverage advertising material.


  1. Senate Bill 233

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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