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
16-04 04/15/2016 State of Emergency (Gypsy Moths) Inactive
20-24.2 11/25/2020 COVID-19: Requirements for Non-Urgent Medical and Dental Procedures Inactive
20-09 03/13/2020 COVID-19: Statewide K-12 School Closures Inactive
20-31.04 06/18/2020 Division of Child, Youth, and Families – Child Care and Background Checks Inactive
21-09 06/29/2021 COVID-19: Tenancy Preservation – A Bridge to E2SSB 5160 Inactive
20-33.8 07/15/2020 Department of Child, Youth, and Families – Visitation and Remedial Services Inactive
17-09 05/23/2017 Special Session Inactive
20-54 05/05/2020 Asian gypsy moth Inactive
14-05 07/20/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington, Amended - Burn Ban) Inactive
20-28.08 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-28.03 05/12/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
18-06 08/01/2018 State of Emergency Inactive
20-30.01 04/23/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
20-32.03 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Workers Inactive
21-10.2 08/05/2021 Wildfires - Burn Ban - Fuel Delivery Inactive
20-36 03/30/2020 COVID-19: DOH Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
20-74.2 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Behavioral Health Association, Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Program and Residential Treatment Facilities – Operations and Visitation Inactive
20-31 03/26/2020 COVID-19: Departamento de Niños, Jóvenes y Familias - Cuidado Infantil y Verificación de Antecedentes Inactive
21-15.1 10/01/2021 Transfer or Discharge of Nursing Home Residents, amending 20-05 and 21-15 Inactive
15-16 12/09/2015 State of Emergency (Windstorms & Flooding) Inactive

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