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):||November 18, 2013|
Genuine Parts Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|2999 Circle 75 Pkwy, Atlanta, Georgia||30339|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||770.953.1700|
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 November 18, 2013, the Board of Directors of Genuine Parts Company, Inc. (the "Company") amended and restated the Company’s By-Laws effective on that date.
A new Section 3.4 of Article Three was added to the By-Laws to amend and move from the Company’s Corporate Governance Guidelines to the By-Laws the procedures for a shareholder to make nominations for director at an annual or special meeting of shareholders. The amendments were effective immediately upon adoption.
A copy of the Amended and Restated By-laws of the Company is filed as Exhibit 3.2 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On November 18, 2013, the Board of Directors of Genuine Parts Company declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.5375 per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable January 2, 2014 to shareholders of record December 6, 2013.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
3.2 Amended and Restated By-Laws of Genuine Parts Company
99.1 Press Release dated November 18, 2013
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.
|Genuine Parts Company|
|November 18, 2013||By:||
Carol B. Yancey
|Name: Carol B. Yancey|
|Title: Executive Vice President and CFO|
|Amended and Restated By-Laws of Genuine Parts Company|
|Press Release dated November 18, 2013|