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
20-09.3 12/16/2020 COVID-19: Phased Reopening of K-12 Schools Inactive
20-36.06 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
20-58.8 12/30/2020 COVID-19: Employment Security Department - Shared Work Requirements Inactive
20-39.1 04/30/2020 COVID-19: Post-Retirement Employment Inactive
20-84 12/30/2020 COVID-19: Delaying Repeal of RCW 26.10 Inactive
20-29.07 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Telemedicine Inactive
20-41.13 04/01/2022 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – License and Permit Renewal Extension Inactive
15-17 12/24/2015 State of Emergency (Winter Storm) Inactive
20-23.01 03/24/2020 COVID-19: UTC - Asistencia al Contribuyente Inactive
15-05 04/16/2015 State of Emergency (King and Pierce Counties) Inactive
17-04 03/17/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
20-25.17 09/13/2021 COVID-19: Washington Ready Inactive
20-56.2 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions Inactive
20-64.3 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Public Records Act – Contact Tracing -- Personal Information Inactive
20-44.07 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
21-18.1 11/19/2021 Severe Weather Damage - FEAP Truck Driver Hours Waiver Inactive
20-23.02 04/17/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-46 04/13/2020 COVID-19: High-Risk Employees – Workers’ Rights Inactive
20-32.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Workers Inactive
20-66.2 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Operations and Visitation Inactive

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