Inslee issues, extends proclamations related to COVID-19

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Gov. Jay Inslee today issued a new proclamation in response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Inslee also announced the extension of the Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions proclamation.

A June 26 letter from the Legislature extends proclamation 20-56, regarding the use of fuel tax refund monies, until July 1.

Tribal Fuel Tax Refund Restrictions Extension - 20-56.1

The original proclamation waived and suspended any and all provisions in agreements between the governor of the State of Washington and an Indian Tribe or Tribes restricting the use of fuel tax refund monies to highway- or transportation-related purposes. It went into effect on May 28 and expired June 27. It was extended by the Legislature until July 1. The Governor has requested further extension.

Read the full proclamation here.

Gov. Inslee also issued a new proclamation related to annual updates for Transportation Improvement Plans.

Annual Updates to Transportation Improvement Plans - 20-61

This proclamation waives and suspends a statute that prevents, hinders or delays necessary action by requiring annual updates to Transportation Improvement Plans by July 1 of each year. It goes into effect today, June 30, and expires on July 30, 2020.

Read the full proclamation here.

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