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
20-27 03/24/2020 COVID-19: Electronic Notary Effective Date Inactive
20-51.04 06/24/2020 COVID-19: Community Associations Meetings and Late Fees Inactive
18-03 05/11/2018 State of Emergency Inactive
14-04 07/15/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington) Inactive
20-57 05/28/2020 COVID-19: Acerca de la Salud de los Trabajadores Agrícolas Inactive
20-43.04 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources Division – Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Inactive
20-49.11 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments Inactive
20-33.1 04/23/2020 COVID-19: Department of Children, Youth, and Families – Visitation and Remedial Services Inactive
20-25.15 08/21/2021 Washington Ready mask requirement Inactive
20-55 05/07/2020 COVID-19: Collective Bargaining Inactive
16-05 07/29/2016 State of Emergency (Chamber Way Bridge - Lewis County) Inactive
20-52.05 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Orders Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive
20-22 03/18/2020 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
22-01 01/07/2022 Winter Weather and Flooding Inactive
20-44.10 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-40 04/02/2020 COVID-19: Enmiendas al Código de Construcción del Estado Inactive
20-21.06 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit - 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-59.7 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health - Temporary Practice Permits Inactive
20-26.4 06/18/2020 Liquor and Cannabis Board Inactive
20-84.1 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Delaying Repeal of RCW 26.10 Inactive

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