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
20-51.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Community Associations Meetings and Late Fees Inactive
20-79.2 07/20/2021 COVID-19: Employment Security Department– Lump Sum Retirement Benefits Inactive
20-56.4 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions Inactive
20-52.09 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Statewide Proclamations Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive
20-39.3 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Post-Retirement Employment Inactive
20-30.05 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
20-56.6 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions Inactive
17-08 05/18/2017 State of Emergency Inactive
20-29.02 05/05/2020 COVID-19: Telemedicine Inactive
20-49.14 03/17/2021 COVID-19: Garnishments Inactive
20-50 04/15/2020 COVID-19: Reducing Prison Population Inactive
20-25.04 05/31/2020 COVID-19: Transition from "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" to "Safe Start, Stay Healthy" County-by-County Phased Reopening Inactive
20-46.1 06/09/2020 COVID-19: High-Risk Employees – Workers’ Rights Inactive
20-33.7 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Children, Youth, and Families – Visitation and Remedial Services Inactive
20-63.6 12/22/2020 COVID-19: DSHS - Family Emergency Assistance Program Inactive
20-53 05/05/2020 COVID-19: Maintaining Access to the Ballot for All Candidates Inactive
20-44.04 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-22.04 07/14/2020 COVID-19: Truck Driver Hours Inactive
20-28.15 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-38.1 04/30/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services – Facilities Inactive

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