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No spitting in Idaho House

BOISE, Idaho. - In the Idaho House you can take off your jacket but there's no spitting on the floor.

Members of the Idaho House loosened their ties Monday and waived the decorum rule for the rest of the session.

That means they can take off their jackets and eat or drink on the floor of the House; they just can't smoke or spit.

Rexburg Republican Rep. Dell Raybould asked members to keep the no smoking or spitting provision because some members on the main floor voiced concern about what could fall on them from members who sit in the balcony.

There are 77 House Rules. Members commonly waive rule 70, the decorum rule, when it starts to warm up outside.

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