Proclamations

Proclamations are formal public declarations from the governor. Often proclamations declare states of emergency or call the legislature into a special session. Proclamations on this page are unique from the ceremonial proclamations issued by the governor’s office.

Additional COVID-19 reopening guidance for businesses and workers is available here.

Select the column headings in the table below to sort by proclamation number, issue date, title or status.





Number Issued Title Statussort descending
20-37.5 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services - NAR Waiver Inactive
14-06 07/25/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Extend Burn Ban) Inactive
20-24.1 05/18/2020 COVID-19: Restrictions on Non-Urgent Medical Procedures Inactive
20-48.07 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – CDL Health Certificates and Other Requirements Inactive
20-25.13 05/21/2021 COVID-19: Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery Inactive
13-05 06/11/2013 Special Session Inactive
20-28.07 07/08/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-29.10 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Telemedicine Inactive
21-11 07/06/2021 Outdoor Preschool Pilot Program Inactive
20-74 10/08/2020 COVID-19: Behavioral Health Association, Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Program and Residential Treatment Facilities – Operations and Visitation Inactive
20-44 04/10/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-72.2 10/09/2020 Wildfires – Temporary Assistance to Families Inactive
20-08 03/12/2020 COVID-19 School Closures Inactive
20-41 04/03/2020 COVID-19: Departamento de Concesión de Licencias – Extensión en la Renovación de Licencias Inactive
20-56.1 06/30/2020 COVID-19: Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions Inactive
20-30.09 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
20-65.5 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Workers, Facilities, and Resources Inactive
16-01 01/05/2016 State of Emergency (Lewis County) Inactive
16-03 03/10/2016 Special Session Inactive
20-28.10 09/16/2020 Wildfire-Related Exemptions to Open Public Meetings Act Proclamations Inactive

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