This excerpt taken from the CVS 8-K filed Aug 15, 2006.
record date as used with respect to any interest payment date (except a date for payment of defaulted interest) for the Debt Securities of any series shall mean the date specified as such in the terms of the Registered Securities of such series established as contemplated by Section 2.03, or, if no such date is so established, the fifteenth day next preceding such interest payment date, whether or not such record date is a Business Day.
Section 2.05 . Registrar and Paying Agent; Agents Generally. The Company shall maintain an office or agency where Debt Securities may be presented for registration, registration of transfer or exchange (the