Approved by the Governor, Senate Bill 1032 modifies an existing provision of law that prohibits beer manufacturers and wholesalers from offering, funding, producing, sponsoring, promoting, furnishing, or redeeming certain consumer coupons by expanding the type of “nonretail licensees” that will be prohibited from offering consumer coupons that can be redeemed at the point of sale by licensed retailers. The bill defines “nonretail licensee” to mean any person who owns or holds any interest, directly or indirectly, in any license, authorization, or permit that authorizes the manufacture, production, rectification, importation, or wholesaling of alcoholic beverages, except for a brewpub restaurant license.
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