Executive Orders

Executive Orders are formal orders issued by the Governor to cabinet agencies statewide requiring that certain actions be taken. Executive Orders may have the force and effect of a law.

Executive Orders

Number Issued Date Title Status Governor
14-03 03/01/2014 Establishing the State Interagency Coordinating Council for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and Their Families Superseded by 19-02 Jay Inslee
13-01 01/01/2013 Veterans Transition Support Superseded by 19-01 Jay Inslee
14-02 02/01/2014 Expanding telework and flexible work hours programs to help reduce traffic congestion and improve quality of life Superseded by 16-07 Jay Inslee
14-06 06/01/2014 Serve Washington Superseded by 16-08 Jay Inslee
14-04 04/01/2014 Washington Carbon Pollution Reduction and Clean Energy Action Superseded by 18-01 Jay Inslee
14-01 01/01/2014 Establishing a Blue Ribbon Task Force to Develop a Transformation Strategy for Outdoor Recreation in Washington State Expired Jay Inslee
14-05 05/01/2014 Establishing the Washington State Justice Reinvestment Taskforce Expired Jay Inslee
15-01 04/13/2015 Establishing a State Advisory Council on Homelessness Active  Jay Inslee
21-02 04/07/2021 Archaeological and Cultural Resources Active - Supersedes 05-05 Jay Inslee
16-08 08/24/2016 Serve Washington Active - Updating 14-06 Jay Inslee
20-02 09/03/2020 Washington State Partnership on Juvenile Justice Active - Supersedes 15-03 Jay Inslee
19-02 07/24/2019 Establishing the State Interagency Coordinating Council for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and Their Families Active - Supersedes 14-03 Jay Inslee
19-01 05/14/2019 Veteran and Military Transition and Readiness Support Active - Supersedes 13-01 Jay Inslee
20-01 01/24/2020 State Efficiency and Environmental Performance Active - Supersedes 18-01 Jay Inslee
16-10 10/26/2016 State Council on Developmental Disabilities Active - Supersedes 96-06 Jay Inslee
15-03 06/12/2015 Washington State Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice Active - Superseded by 20-02 Jay Inslee
18-01 01/16/2018 State Efficiency and Environmental Performance Active - Superseded by 20-01 Jay Inslee
19-03 09/27/2019 Addressing the Vaping Use Public Health Crisis Active Jay Inslee
13-02 02/01/2013 Improving Employment Opportunities and Outcomes for People with Disabilities in State Government Active Jay Inslee
16-05 04/26/2016 Building Safe and Strong Communities through Successful Reentry Active Jay Inslee
21-03 05/14/2021 Blue Ribbon Commission on the intersection of the justice and behavioral health crisis systems Active Jay Inslee
17-01 02/23/2017 Reaffirming Washington’s Commitment to Tolerance, Diversity, and Inclusiveness Active Jay Inslee
15-02 04/21/2015 Voter Registration Assistance Active Jay Inslee
16-04 03/08/2016 Reaffirming the Interagency Committee of State Employed Women Active Jay Inslee
22-04 03/21/2022 Implementing the Washington State Pro-Equity Anti-Racism (PEAR) Plan & Playbook Active Jay Inslee
23-01 06/30/2023 Reaffirming Interagency Committee of State Employed Women Active Jay Inslee
16-03 02/18/2016 Transforming Services for Children and Families in Washington state Active Jay Inslee
21-01 02/18/2021 Affirming Washington State Business Resource Groups Active Jay Inslee
13-06 06/01/2013 Improving the Health & Productivity of State Employees Active Jay Inslee
16-09 10/07/2016 Addressing the Opioid Use Public Health Crisis Active Jay Inslee
22-02 01/17/2022 Equity in State Government Active Jay Inslee
23-02 11/15/2023 Plain Language Active Jay Inslee
18-03 06/12/2018 Supporting Workers' Rights to Effectively Address Workplace Violations Active Jay Inslee
16-01 01/06/2016 Privacy Protection and Transparency in State Government Active Jay Inslee
13-05 05/01/2013 Implementing the Affordable Care Act Active Jay Inslee
22-01 01/07/2022 Equity in Public Contracting Active Jay Inslee
24-01 01/30/2024 Artificial Intelligence Active Jay Inslee
18-02 03/14/2018 Southern Resident Killer Whale Recovery and Task Force Active Jay Inslee
16-02 01/06/2016 Firearm Fatality Prevention - A Public Health Approach Active Jay Inslee
13-04 04/01/2013 Results Washington Active Jay Inslee
16-07 06/08/2016 Building a Modern Work Environment Active Jay Inslee
21-05 12/16/2021 Reducing Intergenerational Poverty in Washington Active Jay Inslee
24-02 03/22/2024 WSP Investigations Active Jay Inslee
15-04 07/22/2015 Rescission of Executive Orders Active Jay Inslee
19-04 10/30/2019 One Washington: Modernization of State Administrative Business and Systems Active Jay Inslee
13-03 03/01/2013 Requiring Consideration of Life Cycle and Operating Costs in Public Works Projects Active Jay Inslee
16-06 05/16/2016 State Agency Enterprise Risk Management Active Jay Inslee
21-04 11/07/2021 Zero Emissions Vehicles Active Jay Inslee
17-02 06/07/2017 Autonomous Vehicle Testing & Technology in Washington State and Autonomous Vehicle Work Group Active Jay Inslee