Each failing to advance from committee, H.B. 1971 and companion S.B. 1387 sought to require retail licensees to keep complete, accurate, and separate records of all slotting fees, as defined in the bill, received from a manufacturer of both alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, including a manufacturer that licenses its nonalcoholic products brand to another manufacturer for use with an alcoholic product.
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