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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Select the column headings in the table below to sort by proclamation number, issue date, title or status.





Number Issued Title Statussort ascending
19-06 02/15/2019 State of Emergency (Dec. 2018 winter storm) Inactive
21-10.1 07/15/2021 Wildfire - burn ban Inactive
14-07 08/01/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Re-extend Burn Ban) Inactive
20-25.18 02/17/2022 COVID-19 Washington Ready Inactive
20-43.09 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources Division – Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Inactive
20-37.1 04/30/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services – NAR Waiver Inactive
20-36.03 07/08/2020 COVID-19: DOH Health Care Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
21-13 07/16/2021 WSDOT SR506 Overpass Damage Inactive
20-23.03 05/05/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-49.13 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Garnishments Inactive
21-10.2 08/05/2021 Wildfires - Burn Ban - Fuel Delivery Inactive
20-71 09/04/2020 COVID-19: Department of Natural Resources – In-Person Meetings 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
20-45.08 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Protection Orders and Personal Service Inactive
16-04 04/15/2016 State of Emergency (Gypsy Moths) Inactive
20-61 06/30/2020 COVID-19: Department of Transportation – Annual Updates to Transportation Improvement Plans Inactive
20-38.2 05/11/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services – Facilities Inactive
21-14.2 09/27/2021 COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Inactive
20-82 12/18/2020 Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
20-51.01 05/15/2020 COVID-19: Community Associations Meetings and Late Fees Inactive

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