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
20-38 03/30/2020 COVID-19: DSHS Facilities Inactive
20-69.1 09/25/2020 COVID-19: Residency for Tuition Waivers Inactive
20-23.15 03/18/2021 Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-49.07 08/04/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments and Accrual of Interest Inactive
15-10 06/12/2015 State of Emergency (Whatcom County) Inactive
20-43.07 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources Division – Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Inactive
20-36.06 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
20-52.01 05/11/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Orders Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive
20-07 03/11/2020 COVID-19 Inactive
20-84 12/30/2020 COVID-19: Delaying Repeal of RCW 26.10 Inactive
20-25.2 04/27/2020 COVID-19: Actualizacion de Orden "Quedate en Casa – Mantente Sano" Hasta el 4 de Mayo de 2020 Inactive
21-09 06/29/2021 COVID-19: Tenancy Preservation – A Bridge to E2SSB 5160 Inactive
16-04 04/15/2016 State of Emergency (Gypsy Moths) Inactive
20-41.07 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing - License and Permit Renewal Extension Inactive
20-23.01 03/24/2020 COVID-19: UTC - Asistencia al Contribuyente Inactive
20-43.04 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources Division – Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Inactive
20-80 12/17/2020 DOC - Prison Commitments Inactive
20-46 04/13/2020 COVID-19: High-Risk Employees – Workers’ Rights Inactive
20-20.10 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Department of Revenue - Relief from Penalties, Fees, Interest, Due Dates Inactive
20-30.02 05/05/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive

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