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Governor extends 12 proclamations until May 31

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Gov. Jay Inslee extended 12 proclamations on May 5 in response to the coronavirus pandemic, including the suspension of the one-week waiting period for unemployment benefits.

In a letter on May 4, the governor extended proclamations 20-15.120-20.120-21.120-23.220-26.120-27.120-29.120-30.120-32.1, and 20-34.1 until May 31, 2020. See the links below for details.

The statutory waivers and suspensions cited in 20-28.1 (Open Public Meetings and Record Act) are extended until May 31, 2020, except for RCW 42.56.520(i) which is extended to May 11, 2020.

The statutory waivers and suspensions cited in 20-33.1 (Department of Children, Youth and Families–Visitation and Remedial Services) are extended until May 11, 2020.

A list of some relevant extended proclamations:

  • 20-15.2: Department of Licensing 
  • 20-20.2: Department of Revenue – Relief from Penalties, Fees, 
  • 20-21.2: Unemployment Benefit – One Week Waiver 
  • 20-23.3: Ratepayer Assistance and Preservation of Essential Services
  • 20-26.2: Liquor and Cannabis Board (tax relief for microbreweries, domestic breweries, wineries and others)
  • 20-30.2: Unemployment Benefit – Job Search Requirement