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
21-03 03/01/2021 Winter Weather Inactive
20-72.2 10/09/2020 Wildfires – Temporary Assistance to Families Inactive
20-25.07 07/24/2020 COVID-19: “Safe Start - Stay Healthy” County-by-County Phased Reopening Inactive
21-09.2 09/30/2021 COVID-19: Tenancy Preservation – A Bridge to E2SSB 5160 Inactive
13-09 11/05/2013 Special Session Inactive
20-56.4 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions Inactive
20-28.02 05/05/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-29.03 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Telemedicine Inactive
20-56.1 06/30/2020 COVID-19: Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions Inactive
21-18.2 12/01/2021 Severe Weather Damage Inactive
20-74.1 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Behavioral Health Association, Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Program and Residential Treatment Facilities – Operations and Visitation Inactive
14-08 08/01/2014 Extending Hours for Fuel Truck Drivers Inactive
20-30.09 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
21-01 01/12/2021 COVID-19: Waiver of in-person administration of oath of office Inactive
20-32.09 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Workers Inactive
15-02 01/30/2015 State of Emergency (Rain Storms - Amended to add Cowlitz County) Inactive
21-11 07/06/2021 Outdoor Preschool Pilot Program Inactive
20-44.01 05/11/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-51.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Community Associations Meetings and Late Fees Inactive
20-12 03/13/2020 COVID-19: College Closures Inactive

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