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.

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Number Issued Title Statussort descending
20-10 03/13/2020 COVID-19: Long-Term Care Workers Active
21-08.01 02/17/2022 COVID-19 Safe Workers Active
20-31.12 04/08/2022 COVID-19: Division of Child, Youth, and Families – Child Care and Background Checks Active
20-31 03/26/2020 COVID-19: Childcare, background checks Inactive
20-41.12 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – License and Permit Renewal Extension Inactive
20-41.11 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – License and Permit Renewal Extension Inactive
20-37.6 07/31/2020 COVID-19: DSHS - NAR Waiver Inactive
20-25.04 05/31/2020 COVID-19: Transition from "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" to "Safe Start, Stay Healthy" County-by-County Phased Reopening Inactive
20-44.04 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-15.04 06/18/2020 Department of Licensing Inactive
20-25.1 04/24/2020 COVID-19: Implementación del Reinicio de la Construcción Fase 1 Inactive
16-01 01/05/2016 State of Emergency (Lewis County) Inactive
20-69.3 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Residency for Tuition Waivers Inactive
20-63.1 07/31/2020 COVID-19: DSHS - Family Emergency Assistance Program Inactive
21-02 01/29/2021 COVID-19: Extended eligibility for foster care services Inactive
21-03 03/01/2021 Winter Weather Inactive
20-81 12/17/2020 Employment Security Department - Suspension of Solvency Surcharge Inactive
20-58.1 07/15/2020 ESD - Shared Work Requirements Inactive
20-50 04/15/2020 COVID-19: Reducing Prison Population Inactive
21-09.1 09/24/2021 COVID-19: Tenancy Preservation – A Bridge to E2SSB 5160 Inactive

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