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
20-36.04 07/31/2020 COVID-19: DOH Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
20-66.5 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Operations and Visitation Inactive
20-34.2 05/05/2020 COVID-19: State Auditor’s Office – Financial Reporting Inactive
20-58.3 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Employment Security Department - Shared Work Requirements Inactive
20-49.07 08/04/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments and Accrual of Interest Inactive
20-52.01 05/11/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Orders Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive
20-58.8 12/30/2020 COVID-19: Employment Security Department - Shared Work Requirements Inactive
20-63.4 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services - Family Emergency Assistance Program Inactive
20-36.06 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
20-48.04 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – CDL Health Certificates and Other Requirements Inactive
20-49.02 05/22/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments and Accrual of Interest Inactive
15-08 04/24/2015 Special Session Inactive
20-84 12/30/2020 COVID-19: Delaying Repeal of RCW 26.10 Inactive
20-22.07 12/04/2020 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
15-10 06/12/2015 State of Emergency (Whatcom County) Inactive
20-21.07 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-59.1 07/15/2020 Department of Health – Temporary Practice Permits Inactive
16-02 03/03/2016 State of Emergency (Storm Damage) Inactive
20-65.2 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Workers, Facilities, and Resources Inactive
21-13 07/16/2021 WSDOT SR506 Overpass Damage Inactive

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