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):

May 1, 2015 (April 27, 2015)




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-33007   20-5413139

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

5400 Westheimer Court, Houston, Texas   77056
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code 713-627-5400

(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 April 27, 2015, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Spectra Energy Corp (the “Company”) approved the amendment and restatement of the Company’s By-Laws to fix the size of the Board at 11 members. Previously, the By-Laws provided that the number of directors shall be fixed at 10. The description of the amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the text of the amended and restated By-Laws filed as Exhibit 3.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.


Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

The Company held its annual meeting of shareholders on April 28, 2015. The shareholders (i) elected all of the Company’s nominees for directors; (ii) ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2015; and (iii) approved compensation of the Company’s named executive officers on an advisory basis. The shareholders did not approve any of the shareholder proposals, which are listed below.



   For      Against      Abstain      Non-Votes  

Gregory L. Ebel

     446,777,500         9,413,017         3,538,521         113,905,098   

F. Anthony Comper

     450,444,231         7,216,910         2,067,897         113,905,098   

Austin A. Adams

     449,744,644         8,071,103         1,913,291         113,905,098   

Joseph Alvarado

     453,561,101         4,255,035         1,912,902         113,905,098   

Pamela L. Carter

     398,535,625         59,126,292         2,067,121         113,905,098   

Clarence P. Cazalot Jr

     453,437,491         4,393,521         1,898,026         113,905,098   

Peter B. Hamilton

     450,571,834         7,260,137         1,897,067         113,905,098   

Miranda C. Hubbs

     455,322,207         2,564,554         1,842,277         113,905,098   

Michael McShane

     454,633,459         3,198,410         1,897,169         113,905,098   

Michael G. Morris

     454,924,298         2,914,278         1,890,462         113,905,098   

Michael E. J. Phelps

     455,119,888         2,726,369         1,882,781         113,905,098   

Proposal 2

   For      Against      Abstain      Non-Votes  

Ratification of

     567,561,127         4,109,293         1,963,716      

Deloitte & Touche LLP as


independent registered public accounting firm for 2015


Proposal 3

   For      Against      Abstain      Non-Votes  

Approval of an advisory vote

     439,019,152         16,327,575         4,382,311         113,905,098   

on executive compensation


Proposal 4

   For      Against      Abstain      Non-Votes  

Shareholder Proposal - Political Contributions

     131,075,134         279,859,280         48,794,624         113,905,098   

Proposal 5

   For      Against      Abstain      Non-Votes  

Shareholder Proposal - Lobbying Disclosures

     111,229,850         299,527,081         48,972,107         113,905,098   


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


3.1 The By-Laws of Spectra Energy Corp, as amended and restated on April 27, 2015


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.



/s/ Patricia M. Rice

Patricia M. Rice

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Secretary

Date: May 1, 2015



Exhibit Number



3.1    The By-Laws of Spectra Energy Corp, as amended and restated on April 27, 2015