Recent Alerts

The American Homebrewers Association focuses on a variety of government affairs-related activities on behalf of America’s homebrewing community. Action Alerts are issued to inform various regions of efforts to improve the legislation for area homebrewers, and are posted as Recent Alerts for the public. More information on homebrew-related legislative endeavors can be found in the Homebrewing Rights section of HomebrewersAssociation.org


Nebraska

Please Urge Nebraska Legislature to Support LB254

The American Homebrewers Association is supporting an effort to pass legislation on behalf of Nebraska’s homebrewers. Action from Nebraskans is needed now to ensure passage of LB254, sponsored by Senator Sue Crawford. On January 11, LB254 was introduced to the Nebraska Legislature, and has since been …More

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California

AB 2172 Signed into Law

The American Homebrewers Association is excited to share the news that the California legislature passed without opposition, and Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law, AB 2172. The new law will go into effect January 1, 2017. Read on for the full story

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California

Please Urge Your California State Senator to Support AB 2172

Legislation Would Permit Homebrew Clubs to Meet, Hold Competitions and Share Their Beer Amongst Themselves at Licensed Establishments. The American Homebrewers Association is supporting an effort led by the California Homebrewers Association to pass legislation on behalf of California’s homebrewers. Your action is needed now to ensure passage …More

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California

Please Take Action to Support AB-2172 in California

Legislation Would Allow for Homebrew Club Meetings to Be Held on Licensed Premises The American Homebrewers Association is supporting an effort led by the California Homebrewers Association to pass legislation on behalf of California’s homebrewers. Your action is needed now to ensure passage of AB 2172, sponsored …More

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California

California Governor Signs AB 2609

On Thursday, August 21, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 2609, a bill to allow homebrewer organizations to host homebrew events in the state of California like the Southern California Homebrewers Festival and the AHA National Homebrewers Conference. The new law goes into effect January 1, …More

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California

California: Your Action is Needed!

Dear California AHA Member, Your action is needed now to ensure AB 2609 is signed into law. If signed, this bill will allow homebrewer organizations to host homebrew events in the state of California like the Southern California Homebrewers Festival and the AHA National Homebrewers Conference. Last …More

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California

Help Legalize Homebrew Events in California

Dear California AHA Members, Your action is needed now to ensure passage of AB 2609, a bill that will allow homebrewer organizations to host homebrew events in the state of California like the Southern California Homebrewers Festival and the AHA National Homebrewers Conference. Last year, the California …More

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California

Legalize CA Homebrew Events

Dear California AHA Member, Your action is needed now to ensure passage of AB 2609, a bill that will allow homebrewer organizations to host homebrew events in the state of California like the Southern California Homebrewers Festival and the AHA National Homebrewers Conference. Last year, the California …More

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Puerto Rico

Support Senate Bill 776

Dear Puerto Rico AHA, BA and Support Your Local Brewery Members: We have an opportunity to legalize homebrewing in Puerto Rico. Your help is needed now to help make this happen! Here is a message from proponents of this bill: Senate Bill 776 “Puerto Rico Home and Craft …More

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Minnesota

SF2336 Signed into Law

Attention Minnesota Homebrewers! A new law regarding homebrewing in Minnesota is now in effect. On May 13, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed SF2336, which covered a wide range of gambling and alcohol beverage law, including favorable amendments to the homebrew law. The new law went into …More

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Kansas

H.B. 2223 Passes & Signed into Law

Attention Kansas homebrewers! The Kansas legislature has passed, and Governor Sam Brownback has signed into law, Substitute for House Bill 2223. The new law went into effect April 24. This new law allows Kansas homebrewers to legally share homebrew at club meetings and to enter homebrew competitions. …More

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California

Calling All California Homebrewers!

Attention California AHA Members! Your action is needed now to ensure passage of AB 2609. (Note: bill text will be amended from what is currently posted.) Last year, the California legislature passed a well-intentioned bill, AB 1425, which had the unfortunate consequence of making it illegal for nonprofit …More

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