Chairman of GA House Rules Committee passes away at age 67

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CAMILLA, Ga. (CBS46) Georgia Representative Jay Powell, chairman of the House Rules Committee, has passed away at age 67.

According to Georgia Speaker of the House David Ralston, Powell collapsed and died during a Caucus Leadership retreat in Young Harris.

Powell was born in Quitman, Georgia and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1977. He also served as mayor of Camilla before joining the Georgia House of Representatives in 2009.

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