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 Titlesort descending Status
13-07 08/19/2013 Terminating States of Emergency Inactive
20-05.01 10/28/2022 Terminating the COVID-19 State of Emergency Active
21-15.1 10/01/2021 Transfer or Discharge of Nursing Home Residents, amending 20-05 and 21-15 Inactive
20-21.04 06/18/2020 Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-30.04 06/18/2020 Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
20-25.15 08/21/2021 Washington Ready mask requirement Inactive
21-10.1 07/15/2021 Wildfire - burn ban Inactive
20-28.10 09/16/2020 Wildfire-Related Exemptions to Open Public Meetings Act Proclamations Inactive
21-10 07/06/2021 Wildfires - Burn Ban Inactive
21-10.2 08/05/2021 Wildfires - Burn Ban - Fuel Delivery Inactive
21-10.4 09/14/2021 Wildfires - Burn Ban - Fuel Delivery Inactive
21-10.3 08/16/2021 Wildfires - burn ban - fuel delivery Inactive
20-72 09/10/2020 Wildfires - Temporary Assistance to Families Inactive
20-72.1 10/02/2020 Wildfires – Temporary Assistance to Families Inactive
20-72.2 10/09/2020 Wildfires – Temporary Assistance to Families Inactive
20-73 09/11/2020 Wildfires – Truck Driver Hours – Fire Retardant Powder Inactive
20-73.1 09/14/2020 Wildfires – Truck Driver Hours – Utility Restoration Inactive
21-03 03/01/2021 Winter Weather Inactive
20-01 01/17/2020 Winter Weather Inactive
20-02 02/05/2020 Winter Weather Active

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