This excerpt taken from the HSY DEF 14A filed Mar 10, 2005.
PROPOSAL NO. 3 AND NO. 4 TO AMEND THE COMPANYS RESTATED
At a meeting held February 15, 2005, the Board of Directors of the Company adopted resolutions declaring it advisable and in the best interests of all stockholders to amend the Companys Restated Certificate of Incorporation, as amended (Certificate).
The proposals to amend the Certificate would (a) increase the authorized number of shares of the Companys Common Stock, par value one dollar ($1.00) per share (Common Stock), from