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BY-LAWS

OF

THE BOEING COMPANY

(as amended and restated February 27, 2007)


THE BOEING COMPANY

BY-LAWS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ARTICLE I

Stockholders’ Meetings

 

               Page

Section

     1.    Annual Meetings    1

Section

     2.    Special Meetings    1

Section

     3.    Place of Meeting    1

Section

     4.    Notice of Meetings    1

Section

     5.    Waivers of Notice    1

Section

     6.    Quorum    1

Section

     7.    Proxies    2
     7.1    Appointment    2
     7.2    Delivery to Corporation; Duration    2

Section

     8.    Inspectors of Election    2
     8.1    Appointment    2
     8.2    Duties    2
     8.3    Determination of Proxy Validity    2

Section

     9.    Fixing the Record Date    3
     9.1    Meetings    3
     9.2    Consent to Corporate Action Without a Meeting    3
     9.3    Dividends, Distributions, and Other Rights    3
     9.4    Voting List    3

Section

   10.    Action by Stockholders Without a Meeting    4

Section

   11.    Notice of Stockholder Business and Nominations; Required Vote for Directors; Director Qualification    4
   11.1    Notice of Stockholder Business and Nominations    4
   11.1.A    Annual Meetings of Stockholders    4
   11.1.B    Special Meetings of Stockholders    5
   11.1.C    General    6
   11.2    Required Vote for Directors    6
   11.3    Director Qualification: Submission of Questionnaire, Representation and Agreement    6

Section

   12.    Notice to Corporation    6

 

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ARTICLE II

Board of Directors

 

 

Section

     1.    Number and Term of Office    7

Section

     2.    Nomination and Election    7
     2.1    Nomination    7
     2.2    Election    7

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     3.    Place of Meeting    7

Section

     4.    Annual Meeting    7

Section

     5.    Stated Meetings    7

Section

     6.    Special Meetings    7
     6.1    Convenors and Notice    7
     6.2    Waiver of Notice    7

Section

     7.    Quorum and Manner of Acting    8

Section

     8.    Chairman of the Board    8

Section

     9.    Resignations    8

Section

   10.    Removal of Directors    8

Section

   11.    Filling of Vacancies Not Caused by Removal    8

Section

   12.    Directors’ Fees    8

Section

   13.    Action Without a Meeting    9

ARTICLE III

Board Committees

 

Section

     1.    Audit Committee    9

Section

     2.    Other Committees    9
     2.1    Committee Powers    9
     2.2    Committee Members    9

Section

     3.    Quorum and Manner of Acting    9

ARTICLE IV

Officers and Agents:

Terms, Compensation, Removal, Vacancies

 

Section

     1.    Officers    10

Section

     2.    Term of Office    10

Section

     3.    Salaries of Elected Officers    10

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     4.    Bonuses    10

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     5.    Removal of Elected and Appointed Officers    10

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     6.    Vacancies    10

 

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ARTICLE V

Officers’ Duties and Powers

 

Section

     1.    Chairman of the Board    11

Section

     2.    President    11

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     3.    Chief Executive Officer    11

Section

     4.    Vice Presidents and Controller    11

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     5.    Secretary    11

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     6.    Treasurer    11

Section

     7.    Additional Powers and Duties    12

Section

     8.    Disaster Emergency Powers of Acting Officers    12

ARTICLE VI

Stock and Transfers of Stock

 

Section

     1.    Stock Certificates    13

Section

     2.    Transfer Agents and Registrars    13

Section

     3.    Transfers of Stock    13

Section

     4.    Lost Certificates    13

ARTICLE VII

Miscellaneous

 

Section

     1.    Fiscal Year    14

Section

     2.    (Repealed)    14

Section

     3.    Signing of Negotiable Instruments    14

Section

     4.    Indemnification of Directors and Officers    14
     4.1    Right to Indemnification    14
     4.2    Right of Indemnitee to Bring Suit    14
     4.3    Nonexclusivity of Rights    15
     4.4    Insurance, Contracts, and Funding    15
     4.5    Persons Serving Other Entities    15
     4.6    Indemnification of Employees and Agents of the Corporation    15

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