ADOPTED: August 8, 2001
AMES NATIONAL CORPORATION
(an Iowa Corporation)
(hereinafter referred to as "Corporation")
The location of the principal office of the Corporation in the State of Iowa will be identified in the Corporation's
annual report filed with the Iowa Secretary of State.
REGISTERED OFFICE AND AGENT
The initial registered agent and office of the Corporation are set forth in the Articles of Incorporation. The
registered agent or registered office, or both, may be changed by resolution of the Board of Directors.
MEETINGS OF SHAREHOLDERS
Section 3.1 Annual Meeting. The annual meeting of the shareholders for the election of directors and for the
transaction of such other business as may properly come before the meeting, shall be held on the last Wednesday
in April of each year at such place as the board of directors shall each year fix, or at such other place, time and
date as the board of directors shall fix, which date shall be within the earlier of the first six months after the end of
the Corporation's fiscal year or fifteen (15) months after the shareholders' last annual meeting.
Section 3.2 Special Meetings. Special meetings of the shareholders, for any purpose or purposes, unless
otherwise prescribed by law (which for purposes of these bylaws shall mean as required from time to time by the
Iowa Business Corporation Act or the articles of incorporation of the Corporation), may be called by the
Chairman of the Board, President or the board of directors, and shall be called by the board of directors upon
the written demand, signed, dated and delivered to the Secretary, of the holders of at least ten percent of all the
votes entitled to be cast on any issue proposed to be considered at the meeting. Such written demand shall state
the purpose or purposes for which such meeting is to be called. The time, date and place of any special meeting
shall be determined by the board of directors, by the Chairman