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 Issuedsort ascending Title Status
20-28.15 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
20-49.13 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Garnishments Inactive
20-36.10 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Facilities and Hand Sanitizer Inactive
20-56.8 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions Inactive
20-20.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Revenue - Relief from Penalties, Fees, Interest, Due Dates Inactive
20-82.1 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
20-52.10 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Statewide Proclamations Relating to Long-Term Care Inactive
20-31.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Division of Child, Youth, and Families – Child Care and Background Checks Inactive
20-43.10 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources Division – Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Active
20-84.1 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Delaying Repeal of RCW 26.10 Inactive
20-66.5 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Operations and Visitation Inactive
20-30.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement Inactive
20-45.10 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Protection Orders and Personal Service Inactive
20-79.1 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Employment Security Department - Lump Sum Retirement Benefits Inactive
20-65.5 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Workers, Facilities, and Resources Inactive
20-44.10 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Nursing Home Transfer or Discharge for COVID-19 Cohorting Purposes Inactive
20-32.11 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Department of Health– Health Care Workers Inactive
21-01 01/12/2021 COVID-19: Waiver of in-person administration of oath of office Inactive
20-25.12 01/11/2021 COVID-19: Healthy Washington - Roadmap to Recovery Inactive
20-25.11 01/11/2021 COVID-19: “Stay Safe – Stay Healthy” Rollback of county-by-county phased reopening responding to a COVID-19 outbreak surge Inactive

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