Scheduled for a committee hearing, L.B. 404 provides for freely negotiated contracts between small producers and wholesalers and specifies that a franchise or agreement does not mean a small producer contract entered into or renewed on or after January 31, 2024.
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