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
20-13 03/16/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Limits: Food and Beverage Services, Areas of Congregation Inactive
21-14.2 09/27/2021 COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Inactive
20-45.05 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Protection Orders and Personal Service Inactive
20-45.08 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Protection Orders and Personal Service Inactive
20-21.05 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-30.03 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
21-06 04/28/2021 Gypsy Moth Infestation Inactive
17-13 12/18/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
20-23.09 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-38.5 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services - Facilities Inactive
20-30.10 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
20-68 08/19/2020 August Wildfires Inactive
20-60 06/24/2020 COVID-19: Yakima County – Face Coverings Inactive
20-48.11 04/01/2022 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – CDL Health Certificates and Other Requirements Inactive
20-23.13 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-26 03/24/2020 COVID-19: LCB Penalties Inactive
20-26.1 04/23/2020 COVID-19: Extension - Liquor and Cannabis Board Inactive
14-05 07/20/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington, Amended - Burn Ban) Inactive
20-23.10 10/08/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-79.1 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Employment Security Department - Lump Sum Retirement Benefits Inactive

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