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
20-33.7 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Children, Youth, and Families – Visitation and Remedial Services Inactive
16-07 10/26/2016 Terminating States of Emergency Inactive
20-28.05 06/18/2020 Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-44.04 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-70 08/26/2020 COVID-19: Transportation and Remote Learning for K-12 Student Education Inactive
20-76 11/19/2020 COVID-19: Food Delivery Fees Inactive
20-24.3 01/13/2022 Restrictions On Non-Urgent Medical Procedures Inactive
20-59.5 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health - Temporary Practice Permits Inactive
20-22.04 07/14/2020 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
20-28.15 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-41.11 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – License and Permit Renewal Extension Inactive
20-41.12 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – License and Permit Renewal Extension Inactive
20-21 03/18/2020 COVID-19: Beneficio por Desempleo Inactive
15-02 01/30/2015 State of Emergency (Rain Storms - Amended to add Cowlitz County) Inactive
20-44.09 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
15-03 02/27/2015 State of Emergency (Rain Storms) Inactive
19-05 02/14/2019 State of Emergency (Winter Storm) - amended Feb. 14 Inactive
20-69.1 09/25/2020 COVID-19: Residency for Tuition Waivers Inactive
20-45 04/10/2020 COVID-19: Protection Orders and Personal Service Inactive
20-23.15 03/18/2021 Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive

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