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 descending
20-49.06 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments Inactive
20-33.3 05/12/2020 COVID-19: Department of Child, Youth, and Families – Visitation and Remedial Services Inactive
20-07 03/11/2020 COVID-19 (Spanish) Inactive
17-11 07/28/2017 Terminating States of Emergency Inactive
20-31.08 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Division of Child, Youth, and Families – Child Care and Background Checks Inactive
20-58.7 12/22/2020 ESD - Shared Work Requirements Inactive
20-57 05/28/2020 COVID-19: Concerning the Health of Agricultural Workers Inactive
20-43.05 07/31/2020 COVID-19: OFM - Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Inactive
20-25.08 11/15/2020 COVID-19: Stay Safe - Stay Healthy" Inactive
20-34 03/26/2020 COVID-19: SAO Waivers Inactive
19-04 02/11/2019 State of Emergency (Winter Weather) - amended Feb. 11 Inactive
20-14 03/16/2020 COVID-19: Reduction of Statewide Limits on Gatherings Inactive
20-22.06 09/14/2020 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
20-28.10 09/16/2020 Wildfire-Related Exemptions to Open Public Meetings Act Proclamations Inactive
20-36.01 04/30/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health – Health Care Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
20-56.6 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions Inactive
20-23.05 06/18/2020 Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-49.14 03/17/2021 COVID-19: Garnishments Inactive
20-25.16 09/03/2021 COVID-19: Washington Ready Inactive
20-38.1 04/30/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services – Facilities Inactive

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