Directives

Directives are issued by the Governor, usually to a specific agency or set of agencies, directing a certain action be taken. Select the column headings in the table below to sort by directive number, issue date, title or status.

Number Sort descending Issued Title Status
19-01 01-05-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags Inactive
19-02 02-08-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags Inactive
19-03 03-27-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Kittitas Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Thompson) Inactive
19-04 04-23-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin DeRosier) Inactive
19-05 04-24-2019 Child Care Professional Development Requirements Active
19-06 05-09-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Peace Officers Memorial Day) Inactive
19-07 05-09-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Memorial Day) Inactive
19-08 06-03-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Virginia Beach) Inactive
19-09 07-23-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Retired Associate Justice Stevens) Inactive
19-10 08-05-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio) Inactive
19-11 09-11-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Patriot Day) Inactive
19-12 09-14-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Sergeant First Class Dustin B. Ard) Inactive
19-13 10-06-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service) Inactive
19-14 10-17-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Representative Elijah E. Cummings) Inactive
19-15 10-24-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Assistant Fire Chief Christian Johnson) Inactive
19-16 11-20-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Interim Police Chief Michael Knapp) Inactive
19-17 12-07-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day) Inactive
19-18 12-19-2019 Environmental Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inactive
19-18.1 03-04-2021 Environmental Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inactive
19-18.2 12-20-2021 Environmental Assessment of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Active
19-19 12-27-2019 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Pierce County Deputy Cooper Dyson) Inactive
20-01 01-23-2020 Aligning and Integrating Early Learning Programs Active
20-02 03-26-2020 COVID-19: DCYF Visitation Directive Active
20-03 04-02-2020 COVID-19: PPE Purchasing Active
20-03 04-02-2020 COVID-19: Compra de Equipo de Protección Personal (EPP) Active
20-04 05-12-2020 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Peace Officers Memorial Day) Inactive
20-05 05-13-2020 COVID-19: Freezing Hiring, Personal Services Contracts, and Equipment Purchases Active
20-05.1 11-20-2020 Hiring Freeze, Personal Services Contracts, and Equipment Purchases Active
20-05.2 04-28-2021 COVID-19: Rescinding 20-05, et seq. Active
20-06 05-22-2020 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Memorial Day) Inactive
20-07 05-22-2020 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Victims of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic) Inactive
20-08 06-17-2020 Furloughs and General Wage Increases Active
20-08.1 03-04-2021 Furloughs and General Wage Increases Active
20-09 06-22-2020 COVID-19: Annual Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) Updates Active
20-10 07-18-2020 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Death of Rep. John Lewis) Inactive
20-11 08-04-2020 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Bothell Police Officer Jonathan Shoop) Inactive
20-12 08-05-2020 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Washington State Patrol Trooper Justin Schaffer) Inactive
20-13 09-08-2020 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (National Patriot Day) Inactive
20-14 09-18-2020 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg) Inactive
20-15 10-30-2020 Maintaining Continuity in K-12 Employment Active
20-16 12-04-2020 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day) Inactive
20-17 12-17-2020 Proclamation Enforcement during the COVID-19 Emergency Active
21-01 01-11-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Capitol Police Officers) Inactive
21-02 02-22-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Remembering the lives lost to COVID-19) Inactive
21-03 03-18-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Atlanta Spa Shootings) Inactive
21-04 03-23-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Shooting in Boulder, Colorado) Inactive
21-05 04-02-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Attack at the U.S Capitol) Inactive
21-06 04-06-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Congressman Alcee Hastings) Inactive
21-07 04-09-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Officer Kurt Enget) Inactive
21-08 04-16-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Shooting in Indianapolis, Indiana) Inactive
21-09 04-20-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Former Vice President Walter Mondale) Inactive
21-10 05-11-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Peace Officers Memorial Day) Inactive
21-11 05-26-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Shooting in San Jose and Memorial Day) Inactive
21-12 06-29-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Officer Alexandra Brenneman Harris) Inactive
21-13 07-06-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Correctional Officer Gabriel Forrest) Inactive
21-14 08-02-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Deputy Jeremy Brown) Inactive
21-15 08-16-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Officer Charlie Cortez) Inactive
21-16 08-26-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Terrorist Attack in Kabul) Inactive
21-17 09-09-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Chief Krouse and Patriots Day) Inactive
21-18 09-15-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Deputy Melvin) Inactive
21-19 09-17-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Officer Goodrich & Lieutenant Traber) Inactive
21-20 10-01-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (National Fallen Firefighters) Inactive
21-21 10-01-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Trooper Detective Gunderson) Inactive
21-22 10-15-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (National Peace Officers' Memorial Service) Inactive
21-23 10-18-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (General Colin Powell) Inactive
21-24 12-01-2021 Workforce Training Boards Active
21-27 12-27-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Senator Doug Ericksen) Inactive
21-28 12-29-2021 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Senator Harry Reid) Inactive
22-01 01-06-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Remembering the insurrection on the U.S Capitol) Inactive
22-02 02-07-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Officer Donald Sahota) Inactive
22-03 03-04-2022 Russian Government Contracts and Investments Active
22-04 03-23-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright) Inactive
22-05 03-24-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Deputy Dominique (Dom) Calata) Inactive
22-06 04-01-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Officer Dan Rocha) Inactive
22-07 04-08-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (WA Supreme Court Justice Mary Fairhurst) Inactive
22-08 05-12-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Lives lost to COVID-19) Inactive
22-09 05-12-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Peace Officers Memorial Day) Inactive
22-10 05-24-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Tragedy in Uvalde, Texas and Memorial Day) Inactive
22-11 06-13-2022 Ceremonial Flag Raisings Inactive
22-12 06-30-2022 Prohibiting assistance with interstate abortion investigations Active
22-13 06-30-2022 COVID-19 vaccination standards for state employees Amended
22-13.1 08-05-2022 COVID-19 vaccination standards for state employees (Amendment to 22-13) Active
22-13.2 05-10-2023 Rescinding COVID vaccine requirement for state employees Active
22-14 07-05-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Tragedy in Highland Park, Illinois) Inactive
22-15 07-08-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (former Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe) Inactive
22-16 08-03-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (U.S Representative Jackie Walorski) Inactive
22-17 08-11-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Firefighter Dan Patterson) Inactive
22-18 08-12-2022 Monkeypox Virus Plan of Action Active
22-19 09-08-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Queen Elizabeth II) Inactive
22-20 09-08-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Patriot Day) Inactive
22-21 10-07-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (National Fallen Firefighters) Inactive
22-22 11-29-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (U.S Representative Donald McEachin) Inactive
22-23 12-05-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Officer Jordan Jackson) Inactive
22-24 12-06-2022 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day) Inactive
23-01 01-20-2023 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Fire Captain Charles Cate) Inactive
23-02 01-23-2023 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Tragedy in Monterey Park, California) Inactive
23-03 02-21-2023 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Correctional Officer Jay Miller) Inactive
23-04 03-28-2023 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Tragedy in Nashville, Tennessee) Inactive
23-05 05-05-2023 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (National Firefighters Memorial) Inactive
23-06 05-08-2023 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Tragedy in Allen, Texas) Inactive
23-07 05-12-2023 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Peace Officers Memorial Day) Inactive
23-08 05-26-2023 Lowering of the Washington State and United States Flags (Memorial Day) Inactive