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 Titlesort descending Status
20-23 03/18/2020 COVID-19: UTC Waivers Inactive
20-33 03/26/2020 COVID-19: Visitation and Remedial Services Inactive
21-01 01/12/2021 COVID-19: Waiver of in-person administration of oath of office Inactive
20-25.16 09/03/2021 COVID-19: Washington Ready Inactive
20-25.17 09/13/2021 COVID-19: Washington Ready Inactive
20-25.14 07/01/2021 COVID-19: Washington Ready Inactive
20-60 06/24/2020 COVID-19: Yakima County – Face Coverings Inactive
20-25.06 07/07/2020 COVID-19: “Safe Start - Stay Healthy” County-by-County Phased Reopening Inactive
20-25.05 07/01/2020 COVID-19: “Safe Start - Stay Healthy” County-by-County Phased Reopening Inactive
20-25.07 07/24/2020 COVID-19: “Safe Start - Stay Healthy” County-by-County Phased Reopening Inactive
20-25.11 01/11/2021 COVID-19: “Stay Safe – Stay Healthy” Rollback of county-by-county phased reopening responding to a COVID-19 outbreak surge Inactive
20-82 12/18/2020 Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
20-33.6 06/18/2020 Department of Child, Youth, and Families – Visitation and Remedial Services Inactive
20-33.8 07/15/2020 Department of Child, Youth, and Families – Visitation and Remedial Services Inactive
20-59.1 07/15/2020 Department of Health – Temporary Practice Permits Inactive
20-32.04 06/18/2020 Department of Health– Health Care Workers Inactive
20-15.04 06/18/2020 Department of Licensing Inactive
20-48.03 06/18/2020 Department of Licensing – CDL Health Certificates and Other Requirements Inactive
20-41.04 06/18/2020 Department of Licensing – License and Permit Renewal Extension Inactive
20-20.04 06/18/2020 Department of Revenue -- Relief from Penalties, Fees, Interest, Due Dates Inactive

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