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
17-09 05/23/2017 Special Session Inactive
20-27.5 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Electronic Notary Inactive
21-15.2 11/01/2021 COVID-19: Transfer or Discharge of Nursing Home Residents - COVID-19 Delta Variant Inactive
14-05 07/20/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington, Amended - Burn Ban) Inactive
20-52.06 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Proclamations Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive
20-31 03/26/2020 COVID-19: Departamento de Niños, Jóvenes y Familias - Cuidado Infantil y Verificación de Antecedentes Inactive
21-18 11/15/2021 Severe Weather Damage Inactive
20-38.3 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services – Facilities Inactive
14-11 08/22/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Burn Ban Extension) Inactive
20-23.03 05/05/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-32 03/26/2020 COVID-19: Health care worker licensing Inactive
20-59.7 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health - Temporary Practice Permits Inactive
20-22.02 05/15/2020 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
20-25.17 09/13/2021 COVID-19: Washington Ready Inactive
20-13 03/16/2020 COVID-19: Restricciones Estatales: Servicios de Alimentos y Bebidas, Áreas de Congregación Inactive
20-22.03 06/15/2020 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
20-43.02 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources Division – Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Inactive
20-25.06 07/07/2020 COVID-19: “Safe Start - Stay Healthy” County-by-County Phased Reopening Inactive
20-31.02 05/12/2020 COVID-19: Division of Child, Youth, and Families – Child Care and Background Checks Inactive
20-47 04/14/2020 COVID-19: Justicia Criminal - Prescripción de las Acciones Inactive

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