Eagle Bancorp 8-K 2017
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 14, 2017
Eagle Bancorp, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
7830 Old Georgetown Road, Third Floor, Bethesda, Maryland 20814
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 301.986.1800
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Item 5.03 Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year
On December 14, 2017, the Board of Directors of Eagle Bancorp, Inc. (the Company) unanimously approved an amendment to the Companys bylaws to provide that the bylaws may be amended by action of the shareholders. The amendment, which is effective immediately, reads in its entirety as follows:
Article X of the Bylaws of the Company is amended to read in its entirety as follows:
The Board of Directors of the Corporation may repeal, alter, amend or rescind these Bylaws by a majority vote of the Board of Directors at a legal meeting held in accordance with the provisions of these Bylaws. These bylaws may also be repealed, altered, amended or rescinded by action of the shareholders at a meeting duly called and held in accordance with the provisions of these bylaws and applicable law, upon the affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of all votes entitled to be cast at such meeting.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: December 18, 2017