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
20-28.02 05/05/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-15 03/16/2020 COVID-19: Departamento de Concesión de Licencias Inactive
20-75 10/27/2020 Stay Safe - Vote Safe Inactive
20-52.10 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Statewide Proclamations Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive
20-65.4 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Workers, Facilities, and Resources Inactive
20-42.2 05/11/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – Driver License Suspension Inactive
20-31.03 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Division of Child, Youth, and Families – Child Care and Background Checks Inactive
20-84.2 08/04/2021 COVID-19: Delaying Repeal of RCW 26.10 Inactive
21-02 01/29/2021 COVID-19: Extended eligibility for foster care services Inactive
21-15.2 11/01/2021 COVID-19: Transfer or Discharge of Nursing Home Residents - COVID-19 Delta Variant Inactive
20-30.01 04/23/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
20-52.04 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Proclamations Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive
20-43.07 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources Division – Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Inactive
20-22.07 12/04/2020 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
20-25.18 02/17/2022 COVID-19 Washington Ready Inactive
20-49.02 05/22/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments and Accrual of Interest Inactive
20-48.03 06/18/2020 Department of Licensing – CDL Health Certificates and Other Requirements Inactive
20-30.03 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
15-14 09/21/2015 State of Emergency (Wind Storms) Inactive
20-22 03/18/2020 COVID-19: Horas del Conductor de Camion Inactive

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