Skip to main content
Menu Icon Menu Icon

InfoBytes Blog

Financial Services Law Insights and Observations

Washington amends and extends proclamations regarding state of emergency, garnishments, and accrual of interest

State Issues Covid-19 Washington Debt Collection

State Issues

On May 15, the Washington governor issued Proclamation 20-49.1, which amends and extends Proclamations 20-05 (declaring a state of emergency) and 20-49 (regarding garnishments and accrual of interest). Proclamation 20-49 was previously covered here. Proclamations 20-05 and 20-49 are amended to (i) recognize the extension of statutory waivers and suspensions by the Washington legislature until the sooner of the termination of the Covid-19 state of emergency or 11:59p.m. on May 21, 2020, whichever is first, and (ii) similarly extend the prohibitions contained in those proclamations until the earlier of the aforementioned dates.

Share page with AddThis