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
20-26 03/24/2020 COVID-19: LCB Penalties Inactive
20-30.10 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
17-07 04/24/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
17-09 05/23/2017 Special Session Inactive
20-37.1 04/30/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services – NAR Waiver Inactive
20-36 03/30/2020 COVID-19: DOH Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
20-48.11 04/01/2022 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – CDL Health Certificates and Other Requirements Inactive
14-01 01/17/2014 Yakama Nation Retrocession Inactive
18-06 08/01/2018 State of Emergency Inactive
20-31.09 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Division of Child, Youth, and Families – Child Care and Background Checks Inactive
20-31.07 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Division of Child, Youth, and Families – Child Care and Background Checks Inactive
20-37.4 06/18/2020 Department of Social & Health Services – NAR Waiver Inactive
20-20.06 07/31/2020 COVID-19: DOR - Relief from Penalties, Fees, Interest, Due Dates Inactive
20-66.5 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Operations and Visitation Inactive
20-45.04 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Protection Orders and Personal Service Inactive
21-12.1 09/01/2021 WSDOT Heat Damage Inactive
20-47 04/14/2020 COVID-19: Justicia Criminal - Prescripción de las Acciones Inactive
16-05 07/29/2016 State of Emergency (Chamber Way Bridge - Lewis County) Inactive
20-62 07/08/2020 COVID-19: DSHS, Developmental Disabilities Administration - Assessments and Reviews Inactive
20-23.11 10/14/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive

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