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 Issuedsort ascending Title Status
20-82 12/18/2020 Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Active
20-81 12/17/2020 Employment Security Department - Suspension of Solvency Surcharge Active
20-79 12/17/2020 Employment Security Department– Lump Sum Retirement Benefits Inactive
20-80 12/17/2020 DOC - Prison Commitments Active
20-09.3 12/16/2020 COVID-19: Phased Reopening of K-12 Schools Active
20-78 12/14/2020 COVID-19: Safeguarding Public Trust and Stability in Local Health Jurisdictions Active
20-25.09 12/10/2020 COVID-19: Stay Safe, Stay Healthy Active
20-36.08 12/09/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Active
20-64.4 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Public Records Act – Contact Tracing -- Personal Information Active
20-49.11 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments Active
20-30.10 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
20-48.09 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – CDL Health Certificates and Other Requirements Active
20-59.7 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health - Temporary Practice Permits Active
20-45.09 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Protection Orders and Personal Service Inactive
20-29.10 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Telemedicine Active
20-28.14 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Active
20-56.7 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions Active
20-44.09 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-23.13 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Active
20-74.2 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Behavioral Health Association, Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Program and Residential Treatment Facilities – Operations and Visitation Active

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