FANNIE MAE BYLAWS As amended through July 21, 2016 The Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, or FHFA, Fannie Mae’s safety, soundness and mission regulator, appointed FHFA as conservator of Fannie Mae on September 6, 2008. As conservator, FHFA succeeded to all rights, titles, powers and privileges of the corporation, and of any stockholder, officer or director of the corporation with respect to the corporation and its assets, and may, by regulation or order, provide for the exercise of any function by any stockholder, director, or officer of Fannie Mae. On November 24, 2008, FHFA, as conservator, reconstituted the Fannie Mae Board of Directors (Board) and directed the functions and authorities of the Board. The Board serves on behalf of the conservator and shall exercise their authority as directed by the conservator. The Bylaws should be read in conjunction with an understanding of the Company’s conservatorship status. Article 1: General Provisions Section 1.01. Name. The name of the corporation is Federal National Mortgage Association. The corporation may also do business under the name Fannie Mae. Section 1.02. Principal Office and Other Offices. The principal office of the corporation shall be in the District of Columbia. Other offices of the corporation shall be in such places as may be deemed by the Board of Directors or the Chief Executive Officer to be necessary or appropriate. Section 1.03. Seal. The seal of the corporation shall be of such design as shall be approved and adopted from time to time by the Board of Directors, and the seal or a facsimile thereof may be affixed by any person authorized by the Board of Directors or these Bylaws by impression, by printing, by rubber stamp, or otherwise. Section 1.04. Fiscal Year. The fiscal year of the corporation shall end on the 31st day of December of each year. Section 1.05. Corporate Governance Practices and Procedures. Pursuant to Sections 12 C.F.R. 1236 and 1239 of the Federal Housing Finance Agency Regulations (the “FHFA Regulation”), to the extent not inconsistent with the Charter Act and other Federal law, rules, and regulations, the corporation has elected to follow the applicable corporate governance practices and procedures of the Delaware General Corporation Law, as the same may be amended from time to time. The inclusion of Sections 1.01, 1.02, 1.05, 2.01, 2.02, 2.03, 2.10, 3.08(b), 3.08(c), 4.01, 4.02, 4.03 and 4.19, Articles 6, 7 and 8, and any new bylaw which may be adopted from time to time and designated as a “Certificate Provision” in accordance with Section 7.01 (collectively, the “Certificate Provisions”) in these Bylaws shall constitute inclusion in the corporation’s “certificate of incorporation” for all purposes of the Delaware General Corporation Law. The inclusion in these Bylaws of bylaws that are not Certificate Provisions (collectively, the “Bylaw Provisions”) shall constitute inclusion in the corporation’s “bylaws” for all purposes of the Delaware General Corporation Law.
Article 2: Capital Stock Section 2.01. Common Stock. The common stock, all of which is voting and has no par value, shall have a stated value per share as determined from time to time by the Board of Directors. Shares of the corporation may be acquired and held in the treasury of the corporation, and may be disposed of by the corporation for such consideration and for such purposes as may be determined from time to time by the Board of Directors. Section 2.02. Preferred Stock. The corporation shall have authority to issue up to 700,000,000 shares of preferred stock having no par value. The preferred stock may be issued from time to time in one or more series upon approval by the Board of Directors, or a committee thereof appointed for such purpose, and the Board of Directors or such committee may, by resolution providing for the issuance of such preferred stock, designate with respect to such shares: (a) their voting powers; (b) their rights of redemption; (c) their right to receive dividends (which may be cumulative or non-cumulati