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
20-48.08 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Department of Licensing – CDL Health Certificates and Other Requirements Inactive
16-04 04/15/2016 State of Emergency (Gypsy Moths) Inactive
20-21.04 06/18/2020 Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-20.04 06/18/2020 Department of Revenue -- Relief from Penalties, Fees, Interest, Due Dates Inactive
20-45.06 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Protection Orders and Personal Service Inactive
20-43.06 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources Division – Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Inactive
20-28.03 05/12/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-21.09 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-39.4 06/18/2020 Post-Retirement Employment Inactive
20-31 03/26/2020 COVID-19: Departamento de Niños, Jóvenes y Familias - Cuidado Infantil y Verificación de Antecedentes Inactive
21-10.2 08/05/2021 Wildfires - Burn Ban - Fuel Delivery Inactive
21-10.3 08/16/2021 Wildfires - burn ban - fuel delivery Inactive
15-04 03/11/2015 State of Emergency (Pierce County) Inactive
20-51.06 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Community Associations Meetings and Late Fees Inactive
20-23.09 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-23.02 04/17/2020 COVID-19: Asistencia al Contribuyente y Conservación de los Servicios Esenciales Inactive
14-11 08/22/2014 State of Emergency (Eastern Washington - Burn Ban Extension) Inactive
20-82 12/18/2020 Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
20-83 12/21/2020 COVID-19: Restrictions on Travelers from Countries where the SARS-CoV-2 Variant 501Y.V is Circulating Inactive
20-27.5 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Electronic Notary Inactive

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