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.

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Number Issued Title Statussort ascending
20-44.11 07/27/2021 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-43 04/10/2020 COVID-19: OFM Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Inactive
20-61 06/30/2020 COVID-19: Department of Transportation – Annual Updates to Transportation Improvement Plans Inactive
20-27.6 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Electronic Notary Inactive
20-82 12/18/2020 Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
14-11 08/22/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Burn Ban Extension) Inactive
20-83.1 03/01/2021 COVID-19: Restrictions on Travelers Inactive
16-07 10/26/2016 Terminating States of Emergency Inactive
20-21.01 04/23/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiting Period Waiver Inactive
20-28.04 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-22.07 12/04/2020 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours 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
20-30.02 05/05/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
20-37.1 04/30/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services – NAR Waiver Inactive
20-56.4 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions Inactive
20-12.2 10/20/2020 COVID-19: Higher Education Inactive
21-14.2 09/27/2021 COVID-19 vaccination requirement Inactive
20-30.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
14-13 12/10/2014 State of Emergency (Rain Storms) Inactive
20-49.03 05/26/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments and Accrual of Interest Inactive

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