Form 8-K CHEMED CORP For: Dec 09
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On December 9, 2022, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Chemed Corporation (“Chemed”) adopted the Amended and Restated By-Laws of Chemed Corporation (the “By-Laws”), which became effective the same day. Among other things, the amendments effected by the By-Laws:
enhance the procedural mechanics and disclosure requirements relating to business proposals submitted and director nominations made by stockholders, including by requiring:
ocertain additional disclosures and representations regarding the stockholders submitting a nomination, proposed nominees and other persons related to a stockholder’s solicitation of proxies, including in respect of Rule 14a-19 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) (i.e., federal proxy rules regarding the use of “universal” proxy cards in contested director elections);
othat any stockholder submitting a nomination provide Chemed with reasonable documentary evidence five business days prior to the meeting (or any adjournment, postponement or rescheduling thereof) that the representations with respect to Rule 14a-19 under the Exchange Act required to be set forth in such stockholder’s nomination notice have been complied with; and
othat any stockholder that submitted a nomination notice provide Chemed with notice if such stockholder no longer intends to solicit proxies; and
clarify the powers and obligations of the presiding person of a stockholder meeting to determine whether any business proposals submitted, and director nominations made by stockholders were made in accordance with the requirements set forth in the By-Laws.
The By-Laws also incorporate other minor updates and technical, clarifying and conforming changes.
The foregoing description is a summary and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the By-Laws, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 3.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits are filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K:
The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K formatted in Inline XBRL
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: December 9, 2022
/s/ Michael D. Witzeman
Michael D. Witzeman
Vice President and Controller
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