Ecolab 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) August 1, 2008
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code 651-293-2233
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On August 1, 2008, Ecolabs Board of Directors approved amendments to Article II, Sections 3, 4 and 5 of the companys By-Laws in order to obtain additional information from stockholders seeking to nominate a director or make a proposal under the advance notice provisions of the By-Laws.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(3) Ecolab Inc. By-Laws, as amended through August 1, 2008.
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.