CVS Health (CVS)

Filed: 10 Jul 20, 4:35pm




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):July 10, 2020 (July 8, 2020)


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)


File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)



One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, Rhode Island02895
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:(401) 765-1500
Former name or former address, if changed since last report:N/A


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

Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per shareCVSNew 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.




Section 5 - Corporate Governance and Management


Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.


On July 8, 2020, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of CVS Health Corporation (the “Company”) adopted and approved, effective immediately, the amended and restated By-laws of the Company (the “Amended and Restated By-laws”) in order to, among other things:


  • revise and update the timing and information requirements of the advance notice provisions for director nominations and stockholder proposals;
  • revise and update the requirements and procedures for stockholders to call a special meeting of stockholders and to act by written consent;
  • clarify the procedures for stockholder meetings, including those held solely by means of remote communication;
  • clarify the powers of the presiding person of a stockholder meeting to adjourn or recess a meeting and to regulate the conduct of such meeting;
  • allow for special meetings of the Board with less than two days’ notice;
  • add emergency by-laws allowing the Board to operate with reduced procedural requirements and take other necessary actions during an emergency condition; and
  • make certain other updates, clarifications and ministerial and conforming changes.


The foregoing description of the Amended and Restated By-laws does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amended and Restated By-laws, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated by reference herein.


Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d)        Exhibits.


The exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K are as follows:




Exhibit Description
3.1 By-laws of CVS Health Corporation, as amended and restated.
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document).








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.



Date: July 10, 2020By:/s/ Colleen M. McIntosh
  Colleen M. McIntosh

Senior Vice President, Corporate Secretary and

Chief Governance Officer