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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549-1004

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 17, 2021

 

 

GENERAL MOTORS COMPANY

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-34960   27-0756180

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

300 Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan   48265-3000
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(313) 667-1500

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading
Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange
on which registered

Common Stock, $0.01 par value   GM   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

 

 

 


Item 5.03.

Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

(a)    On August 17, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of General Motors Company (the “Company”) approved amendments to the Company’s Bylaws (the “Amended and Restated Bylaws”), which became effective immediately. The amendments adopted gender-neutral language, replacing “chairman” with “chair” and “his or her” with “their.”

The foregoing description of the amendments to the Amended and Restated Bylaws is qualified in its entirety by reference to the text of the Amended and Restated Bylaws. The Amended and Restated Bylaws, along with a copy marked to show changes from the prior Bylaws, are included as Exhibits 3.1 and 3.2, respectively, to this Current Report on Form 8-K and are incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

EXHIBIT

 

Exhibit   

Description

Exhibit 3.1    General Motors Company Amended and Restated Bylaws, as amended August 17, 2021
Exhibit 3.2    General Motors Company Amended and Restated Bylaws, marked to show amendments effective as of August 17, 2021
Exhibit 104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


SIGNATURE

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.

 

  GENERAL MOTORS COMPANY
  (Registrant)
By:  

/s/ Ann Cathcart Chaplin

  Ann Cathcart Chaplin
  Corporate Secretary & Deputy General Counsel

Date: August 23, 2021