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 descending
14-03 04/03/2014 State of Emergency - Grays Harbor, King, Lewis, Lincoln, and Pierce counties Inactive
20-33.1 04/23/2020 COVID-19: Department of Children, Youth, and Families – Visitation and Remedial Services Inactive
20-21.04 06/18/2020 Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-72.2 10/09/2020 Wildfires – Temporary Assistance to Families Inactive
20-32.10 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Workers Inactive
20-12 03/13/2020 COVID-19: Cierre Públicas y Privadas Universidades Inactive
20-28.02 05/05/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-48.05 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – CDL Health Certificates and Other Requirements Inactive
20-72 09/10/2020 Wildfires - Temporary Assistance to Families Inactive
21-18 11/15/2021 Severe Weather Damage Inactive
18-01 04/27/2018 State of Emergency Inactive
20-28 03/24/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-25.06 07/07/2020 COVID-19: “Safe Start - Stay Healthy” County-by-County Phased Reopening Inactive
20-64 07/30/2020 COVID-19: Public Records Act – Contact Tracing -- Personal Information Inactive
20-51.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Community Associations Meetings and Late Fees Inactive
20-51.12 07/13/2021 COVID-19: Community Associations Meetings and Late Fees Inactive
15-05 04/16/2015 State of Emergency (King and Pierce Counties) Inactive
19-06 02/15/2019 State of Emergency (Dec. 2018 winter storm) Inactive
20-21.03 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-44.03 06/18/2020 Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive

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