Hillshire Brands Co 8-K 2008
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Sara Lee Corporation
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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On January 31, 2008, the Board of Directors of Sara Lee adopted amendments to Sara Lee's Bylaws to provide that the Bylaws may be amended by either the Board of Directors or by the majority vote of the stockholders. As amended, Article XI, Section 1 of Sara Lee's Bylaws now provides that "These Bylaws may be amended, altered or repealed by the affirmative vote of a majority of all the votes cast at any meeting of stockholders at which a quorum is present; provided that notice of the proposed amendment, alteration or repeal is included in the notice of the meeting in accordance with Article I, Section 10 of these Bylaws. The Board of Directors also may amend, alter or repeal these Bylaws by a vote of a majority of the directors present at a meeting."
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.