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
20-23.14 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-69.4 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Residency for Tuition Waivers Inactive
20-30.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
20-45.10 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Protection Orders and Personal Service Inactive
20-28.15 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-65.5 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Workers, Facilities, and Resources Inactive
20-44.10 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-32.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Workers Inactive
20-74.3 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Behavioral Health Association, Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Program and Residential Treatment Facilities – Operations and Visitation Inactive
20-20.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Revenue - Relief from Penalties, Fees, Interest, Due Dates Inactive
20-48.10 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – CDL Health Certificates and Other Requirements Inactive
20-15.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Licensing Inactive
20-64.5 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Public Records Act – Contact Tracing -- Personal Information Active
20-43.10 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources Division – Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Active
20-41.12 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – License and Permit Renewal Extension Inactive
20-51.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Community Associations Meetings and Late Fees Inactive
20-82.1 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
20-59.8 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Health - Temporary Practice Permits Inactive
20-84.1 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Delaying Repeal of RCW 26.10 Inactive
21-02 01/29/2021 COVID-19: Extended eligibility for foster care services Inactive

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