This excerpt taken from the FTI DEF 14A filed Mar 31, 2009.
Stockholders may make proposals to be considered at the 2010 Annual Meeting. To be included in the proxy statement and form of proxy for the 2010 Annual Meeting, stockholder proposals must be received not later than November 30, 2009, at our principal executive offices, 1803 Gears Road, Houston, Texas 77067, Attention: Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.
To properly bring other business before the Annual Meeting, a stockholder must deliver written notice thereof, setting forth the information specified in our By-laws, to the Secretary at our principal executive offices not later than the 90th day nor earlier than the 120th day prior to the first anniversary of the preceding years Annual Meeting; provided, however, that such other business must otherwise be a proper matter for stockholder action. In the event that the date of the Annual Meeting is more than 30 days before or more than 60 days after such anniversary date, however, a stockholder must deliver notice not earlier than the 120th day prior to such Annual Meeting and not later than the latter of (a) the 90th day prior to such Annual Meeting and (b) the 10th day following the day on which we first make public announcement of the date of such meeting. To properly bring business before the 2010 Annual Meeting, we must receive notice at our principal executive offices and no later than February 14, 2010. A copy of the full text of the By-Law provisions discussed above may be obtained by writing to the Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, FMC Technologies, Inc., 1803 Gears Road, Houston, Texas 77067.