This excerpt taken from the OZRK DEF 14A filed Mar 11, 2009.
Any Shareholder proposal to be presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting should be directed to the Corporate Secretary of the Company, and must be received by the Company on or before December 22, 2009 in order to be eligible for inclusion in the Companys proxy statement and form of proxy. Any such proposal must comply with the requirements of Rule 14a-8 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (or any successor rule).
Additionally, the Companys bylaws contain an advance notice provision which provides that a matter may not be brought before the Companys annual meeting by a Shareholder unless the proposal (the Proposal) is delivered in writing to the Corporate Secretary of the Company no later than 30 days prior to the Companys fiscal year end. Accordingly, if any Shareholder of the Company desires to submit a Proposal for consideration to be brought before the Companys 2010 Annual Meeting, the Shareholder must deliver written notice of the Proposal to the Corporate Secretary of the Company no later than December 1, 2009.