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.





Numbersort descending Issued Title Status
20-74.4 08/05/2022 COVID-19: Behavioral Health Association, Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Program and Residential Treatment Facilities – Operations and Visitation Active
20-75 10/27/2020 Stay Safe - Vote Safe Inactive
20-76 11/19/2020 COVID-19: Food Delivery Fees Inactive
20-76.1 06/21/2021 COVID-19: Food Delivery Fees Inactive
20-77 12/02/2020 COVID-19: College Bound Program Pledge Waivers Inactive
20-78 12/14/2020 COVID-19: Safeguarding Public Trust and Stability in Local Health Jurisdictions Active
20-78.01 10/28/2022 Safeguarding Public Trust and Stability in Local Health Jurisdictions - Terminating Emergency Proclamation Active
20-79 12/17/2020 Employment Security Department– Lump Sum Retirement Benefits Inactive
20-79.1 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Employment Security Department - Lump Sum Retirement Benefits Inactive
20-79.2 07/20/2021 COVID-19: Employment Security Department– Lump Sum Retirement Benefits Inactive
20-80 12/17/2020 DOC - Prison Commitments Inactive
20-80.1 10/19/2021 DOC – Prison Commitments Inactive
20-81 12/17/2020 Employment Security Department - Suspension of Solvency Surcharge Inactive
20-82 12/18/2020 Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
20-82.1 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
20-82.2 07/13/2021 COVID-19: Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
20-83 12/21/2020 COVID-19: Restrictions on Travelers from Countries where the SARS-CoV-2 Variant 501Y.V is Circulating Inactive
20-83.03 10/28/2022 Restrictions on Travelers - Termination of Emergency Proclamation Active
20-83.1 03/01/2021 COVID-19: Restrictions on Travelers Inactive
20-83.2 04/06/2021 COVID-19: Restrictions on Travelers Active

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