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 Issued Title Statussort descending
20-24.3 01/13/2022 Restrictions On Non-Urgent Medical Procedures Inactive
20-67 08/13/2020 COVID-19: Food Production Workers Paid Leave Inactive
20-34.4 06/18/2020 State Auditor’s Office – Financial Reporting Inactive
20-82.2 07/13/2021 COVID-19: Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
20-44.09 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-49.03 05/26/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments and Accrual of Interest Inactive
20-15.06 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing Inactive
20-53 05/05/2020 COVID-19: Maintaining Access to the Ballot for All Candidates Inactive
20-20.03 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Department of Revenue -- Relief from Penalties, Fees, Interest, Due Dates Inactive
20-23.15 03/18/2021 Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-28.03 05/12/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
15-10 06/12/2015 State of Emergency (Whatcom County) Inactive
20-51.01 05/15/2020 COVID-19: Community Associations Meetings and Late Fees Inactive
21-15.2 11/01/2021 COVID-19: Transfer or Discharge of Nursing Home Residents - COVID-19 Delta Variant Inactive
20-23.09 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-24.2 11/25/2020 COVID-19: Requirements for Non-Urgent Medical and Dental Procedures Inactive
20-22.05 08/13/2020 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
20-09 03/13/2020 COVID-19: Statewide K-12 School Closures Inactive
16-04 04/15/2016 State of Emergency (Gypsy Moths) Inactive
20-39.1 04/30/2020 COVID-19: Post-Retirement Employment Inactive

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