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
20-38.6 07/31/2020 COVID-19: DSHS - Facilities Inactive
20-31 03/26/2020 COVID-19: Departamento de Niños, Jóvenes y Familias - Cuidado Infantil y Verificación de Antecedentes Inactive
20-73.1 09/14/2020 Wildfires – Truck Driver Hours – Utility Restoration Inactive
21-15.2 11/01/2021 COVID-19: Transfer or Discharge of Nursing Home Residents - COVID-19 Delta Variant Inactive
21-05.1 03/26/2021 Children and Youth Mental Health Crisis Inactive
14-01 01/17/2014 Yakama Nation Retrocession Inactive
13-08 10/03/2013 State of Emergency - US 12 Inactive
20-32.01 04/23/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Workers Inactive
20-46.4 06/21/2021 COVID-19: High-Risk Employees – Workers’ Rights Inactive
21-09 06/29/2021 COVID-19: Tenancy Preservation – A Bridge to E2SSB 5160 Inactive
20-09 03/13/2020 COVID-19: Statewide K-12 School Closures Inactive
20-33.4 05/19/2020 COVID-19: Department of Child, Youth, and Families – Visitation and Remedial Services Inactive
20-34.2 05/05/2020 COVID-19: State Auditor’s Office – Financial Reporting Inactive
20-65.2 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Workers, Facilities, and Resources Inactive
21-10.3 08/16/2021 Wildfires - burn ban - fuel delivery Inactive
20-48.03 06/18/2020 Department of Licensing – CDL Health Certificates and Other Requirements Inactive
15-16 12/09/2015 State of Emergency (Windstorms & Flooding) Inactive
20-59.8 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Health - Temporary Practice Permits Inactive
20-19 03/18/2020 COVID-19: Moratorium on Evictions Inactive
20-29.05 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Telemedicine Inactive

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