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 September 26, 2008
(Date of earliest event reported)
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of incorporation)||Identification Number)|
|101 COLUMBIA ROAD, P.O. BOX 4000, MORRISTOWN, NEW JERSEY||07962-2497|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (973) 455-2000
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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year
On September 26, 2008, the Board of Directors of Honeywell International Inc. (the Company) approved amendments to Article II, Section 3 and Article III, Section 3 of the Companys By-laws. The amendments principally (i) expand the disclosures required to be made by stockholders seeking to present business or nominations at an annual or special meeting of stockholders to include swap or other derivative or short positions, profits interests, options, hedging transactions or borrowed or loaned shares, (ii) clarify that the advance notice requirements set forth in the above-referenced sections of the Companys By-laws apply to business or nominations sought to be presented by stockholders, whether or not proposed pursuant to Regulation 14A under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and (iii) require that the stockholder seeking to present business or nominations notify the Company of any changes in the required disclosures as of the record date.
The foregoing description of the amendments to the Companys By-laws is not intended to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Companys By-laws, as amended, which are attached hereto as Exhibit 3(ii) and are incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
3(ii) Honeywells By-laws, as amended September 26, 2008
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: October 2, 2008||HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.|
|Thomas F. Larkins|
|Vice President, Corporate Secretary and|
|Deputy General Counsel|