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
20-28.09 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-31.03 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Division of Child, Youth, and Families – Child Care and Background Checks Inactive
20-63.8 04/15/2021 COVID-19: Department of Social and Health Services - Family Emergency Assistance Program Inactive
20-30.07 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
15-13 08/21/2015 Extending Hours for Fuel Truck Drivers Inactive
20-44.05 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-25.11 01/11/2021 COVID-19: “Stay Safe – Stay Healthy” Rollback of county-by-county phased reopening responding to a COVID-19 outbreak surge Inactive
20-49.03 05/26/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments and Accrual of Interest Inactive
20-57.2 07/01/2021 COVID-19: Concerning the Health of Agricultural Workers Inactive
21-01 01/12/2021 COVID-19: Waiver of in-person administration of oath of office Inactive
20-29 03/25/2020 COVID-19: OIC 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
14-12 08/27/2014 State of Emergency (Okanogan County mudslides) Inactive
17-02 01/19/2017 State of Emergency (Winter Storm) Inactive
20-31 03/26/2020 COVID-19: Childcare, background checks Inactive
20-56.4 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions Inactive
20-65.5 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Workers, Facilities, and Resources Inactive
20-28.07 07/08/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
19-01 01/25/2019 State of Emergency Inactive
20-32.09 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Workers Inactive

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