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
20-65.4 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Workers, Facilities, and Resources Inactive
20-49.01 05/15/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments and Accrual of Interest Inactive
20-44.05 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
13-03 04/28/2013 Special Session Inactive
20-41.06 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – License and Permit Renewal Extension Inactive
20-39.3 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Post-Retirement Employment Inactive
20-81 12/17/2020 Employment Security Department - Suspension of Solvency Surcharge Inactive
20-28.15 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-21.08 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-64 07/30/2020 COVID-19: Public Records Act – Contact Tracing -- Personal Information Inactive
20-82.2 07/13/2021 COVID-19: Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
20-67 08/13/2020 COVID-19: Food Production Workers Paid Leave Inactive
21-12 07/16/2021 WSDOT Heat Damage Inactive
15-09 05/28/2015 Special Session Inactive
20-25.1 04/24/2020 COVID-19: Implementación del Reinicio de la Construcción Fase 1 Inactive
20-25.05 07/01/2020 COVID-19: “Safe Start - Stay Healthy” County-by-County Phased Reopening Inactive
21-12.1 09/01/2021 WSDOT Heat Damage Inactive
20-21.09 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-38.2 05/11/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services – Facilities Inactive
14-05 07/20/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington, Amended - Burn Ban) Inactive

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