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.

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Select the column headings in the table below to sort by proclamation number, issue date, title or status.





Number Issued Title Statussort descending
20-38.2 05/11/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services – Facilities Inactive
20-43.06 09/02/2020 COVID-19: Office of Financial Management, State Human Resources Division – Annual Leave and Pay Procedures Inactive
21-13 07/16/2021 WSDOT SR506 Overpass Damage Inactive
20-49.13 01/19/2021 COVID-19: Garnishments Inactive
20-28.08 07/31/2020 COVID-19: Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act Inactive
16-02 03/03/2016 State of Emergency (Storm Damage) Inactive
20-66.4 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Long Term Care - Operations and Visitation Inactive
21-10.2 08/05/2021 Wildfires - Burn Ban - Fuel Delivery Inactive
20-21.09 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-21.03 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
16-04 04/15/2016 State of Emergency (Gypsy Moths) Inactive
20-21.05 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Unemployment Benefit – 1 Week Waiver Inactive
20-45.08 11/10/2020 COVID-19: Protection Orders and Personal Service Inactive
20-74.2 12/08/2020 COVID-19: Behavioral Health Association, Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Program and Residential Treatment Facilities – Operations and Visitation Inactive
20-23.09 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services Inactive
20-82 12/18/2020 Delaying Implementation of RCW 70A.530.020 - Single-Use Plastic Bags Inactive
20-38.5 07/02/2020 COVID-19: Department of Social & Health Services - Facilities Inactive
20-09.1 04/06/2020 COVID-19: Cierres de Escuelas Estatales desde Kindergarten hasta 12mo Grado Inactive
20-29.08 10/02/2020 COVID-19: Telemedicine Inactive
20-49.04 05/29/2020 COVID-19: Garnishments and Accrual of Interest Inactive

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