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
14-04 07/15/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington) Inactive
18-03 05/11/2018 State of Emergency Inactive
20-22.09 05/28/2021 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
20-57.1 08/19/2020 COVID-19: Concerning the Health of Agricultural Workers Inactive
20-13 03/16/2020 COVID-19: Restricciones Estatales: Servicios de Alimentos y Bebidas, Áreas de Congregación Inactive
20-27 03/24/2020 COVID-19: Electronic Notary Effective Date Inactive
15-11 06/26/2015 State of Emergency (Wildfire threat) Inactive
20-41.13 04/01/2022 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – License and Permit Renewal Extension Inactive
20-33 03/26/2020 COVID-19: Departamento de Niños, Jóvenes y Familias - Visitas a Niños y Servicios de Recuperación Inactive
20-84.1 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Delaying Repeal of RCW 26.10 Inactive
16-05 07/29/2016 State of Emergency (Chamber Way Bridge - Lewis County) Inactive
20-41.02 05/11/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – License Renewal Extension Inactive
20-20.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Revenue - Relief from Penalties, Fees, Interest, Due Dates Inactive
22-01.1 01/08/2022 Winter Weather and Drivers Hours Inactive
20-36.05 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
20-51.12 07/13/2021 COVID-19: Community Associations Meetings and Late Fees Inactive
20-63.2 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services - Family Emergency Assistance Program Inactive
20-43.08 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources Division – Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Inactive
20-44.02 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-65.3 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Workers, Facilities, and Resources Inactive

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