Gov. Jay Inslee signed two pieces of legislation on Monday of priority to Washington State University this legislative session.

The first, House Bill 2613, will improve business practices at the university by reducing inflationary costs on some construction projects, aligning reporting requirements and providing flexibility with payroll procedures.

You can find our previous coverage of the measure here.

Second, Senate Bill 6518 will transfer the Innovate Washington Building, located on the WSU Spokane campus, to the university, along with the master lease to the Washington Technology Center, located adjacent to the campus. WSU Spokane will use the new facilities to build out its health sciences mission.

You can find our previous coverage on SB 6518 here.

The Legislature adjourned the 2014 regular legislative session on March 13.