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 ascending
15-16 12/09/2015 State of Emergency (Windstorms & Flooding) Inactive
20-38.6 07/31/2020 COVID-19: DSHS - Facilities Inactive
20-30.10 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
20-15 03/16/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing Inactive
20-45.04 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Protection Orders and Personal Service Inactive
21-10 07/06/2021 Wildfires - Burn Ban Inactive
17-01 01/13/2017 State of Emergency (Winter Storm) Inactive
20-20.12 07/27/2021 COVID-19: Department of Revenue -- Relief from Penalties, Fees, Interest, Due Dates Inactive
20-50 04/15/2020 COVID-19: Reducción de la Población Carcelaria Inactive
14-11 08/22/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Burn Ban Extension) Inactive
17-03 03/14/2017 State of Emergency (February Storms) Inactive
20-19.4 10/14/2020 COVID-19: Evictions and Related Housing Practices Inactive
20-25 03/23/2020 COVID-19: Stay Home, Stay Healthy Inactive
20-52.06 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Proclamations Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive
20-48 04/14/2020 COVID-19: Departamento de Licencias - Certificados de Salud para Licencia de Conducir Comercial (CDL, por sus siglas en inglés) y otros Requisitos Inactive
20-52.04 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Proclamations Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive
17-13 12/18/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
20-66.5 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Operations and Visitation Inactive
18-02 05/02/2018 Terminating States of Emergency Inactive
20-52.02 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Proclamations Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive

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