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
20-28.11 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-15.04 06/18/2020 Department of Licensing Inactive
20-25.05 07/01/2020 COVID-19: “Safe Start - Stay Healthy” County-by-County Phased Reopening Inactive
20-23.05 06/18/2020 Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services 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
20-36.01 04/30/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health – Health Care Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
21-18.2 12/01/2021 Severe Weather Damage Inactive
20-38.1 04/30/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services – Facilities Inactive
21-01 01/12/2021 COVID-19: Waiver of in-person administration of oath of office Inactive
20-57.2 07/01/2021 COVID-19: Concerning the Health of Agricultural Workers Inactive
20-25.07 07/24/2020 COVID-19: “Safe Start - Stay Healthy” County-by-County Phased Reopening Inactive
20-29.10 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Telemedicine Inactive
20-59 06/19/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health – Temporary Practice Permits Inactive
20-79.2 07/20/2021 COVID-19: Employment Security Department– Lump Sum Retirement Benefits Inactive
20-33.9 07/31/2020 COVID-19: DCYF - Visitation and Remedial Services Inactive
20-69.4 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Residency for Tuition Waivers Inactive
17-12 09/02/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
20-49.01 05/15/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments and Accrual of Interest Inactive
20-58.2 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Employment Security Department– Shared Work Requirements Inactive
20-63.1 07/31/2020 COVID-19: DSHS - Family Emergency Assistance Program Inactive

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