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 Issuedsort descending Title Status
20-41.11 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – License and Permit Renewal Extension Inactive
20-65.4 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Workers, Facilities, and Resources Inactive
20-69.3 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Residency for Tuition Waivers Inactive
20-32.10 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Workers Inactive
20-64.4 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Public Records Act – Contact Tracing -- Personal Information Inactive
20-15.10 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing Inactive
20-58.6 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Employment Security Department - Shared Work Requirements Inactive
20-31.10 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Division of Child, Youth, and Families – Child Care and Background Checks Inactive
20-59.7 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health - Temporary Practice Permits Inactive
20-20.10 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Department of Revenue - Relief from Penalties, Fees, Interest, Due Dates Inactive
20-49.11 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments Inactive
20-36.08 12/09/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
20-25.09 12/10/2020 COVID-19: Stay Safe, Stay Healthy Inactive
20-78 12/14/2020 COVID-19: Safeguarding Public Trust and Stability in Local Health Jurisdictions Active
20-09.3 12/16/2020 COVID-19: Phased Reopening of K-12 Schools Inactive
20-79 12/17/2020 Employment Security Department– Lump Sum Retirement Benefits Inactive
20-80 12/17/2020 DOC - Prison Commitments Inactive
20-81 12/17/2020 Employment Security Department - Suspension of Solvency Surcharge Inactive
20-82 12/18/2020 Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
20-83 12/21/2020 COVID-19: Restrictions on Travelers from Countries where the SARS-CoV-2 Variant 501Y.V is Circulating Inactive

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