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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.

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Number Issued Title Statussort ascending
15-14 09/21/2015 State of Emergency (Wind Storms) Inactive
14-12 08/27/2014 State of Emergency (Okanogan County mudslides) Inactive
15-05 04/16/2015 State of Emergency (King and Pierce Counties) Inactive
14-07 08/01/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Re-extend Burn Ban) Inactive
16-01 01/05/2016 State of Emergency (Lewis County) Inactive
14-04 07/15/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington) Inactive
15-13 08/21/2015 Extending Hours for Fuel Truck Drivers Inactive
17-05 03/31/2017 State of Emergency (Extending 17-04) Inactive
14-14 12/29/2014 State of Emergency (Rain Storms - Extended) Inactive
16-06 08/23/2016 State of Emergency (Wildfires) Inactive
15-18 12/24/2015 State of Emergency (Amending 15-16) Inactive
17-10 06/21/2017 Special Session Inactive
15-04 03/11/2015 State of Emergency (Pierce County) Inactive
14-08 08/01/2014 Extending Hours for Fuel Truck Drivers Inactive
20-33.5 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Department of Child, Youth, and Families – Visitation and Remedial Services Active
20-59 06/19/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health – Temporary Practice Permits Active
20-58.5 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Employment Security Department - Shared Work Requirements Active
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 Active
20-15.1 04/23/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing Active
20-28.09 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Active