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Item 5.03 Amendment to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year
Effective November 9, 2012, Article II, Section 2 of the Amended and Restated Bylaws (the “Bylaws”) of Cole Credit Property Trust, Inc. (the “Company”) was amended to provide that the annual meeting of the stockholders for the election of the directors and the transaction of any business within the powers of the Company shall be held on a date and at the time set by the board of directors. This section of the Bylaws previously provided that the Company’s annual meeting of stockholders was required to be held in the month of May each year. A copy of the amendment is attached as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, and is incorporated by reference into this Item 5.03.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.