AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEM
STOCK OWNERSHIP REQUIREMENT PLAN
(As Amended and Restated Effective January 1, 2005)
PURPOSE AND EFFECTIVE DATE
1.1 The Human Resources Committee (“HRC”) of the Board of Directors of American Electric Power
Company, Inc. believes that it is critical to AEP’s long-term success to effectively align the long-term financial
interests of senior executives with those of AEP’s shareholders and that an effective alignment is best
accomplished by substantial, long-term stock ownership. The American Electric Power System Stock Ownership
Requirement Plan (the “Plan”) was established by American Electric Power Service Corporation (the
“Company”) and such subsidiaries of the Parent Corporation that have Eligible Employees to facilitate the
achievement and maintenance of Minimum Stock Ownership Requirements assigned to Eligible Employees.
1.2 The effective date of the Plan, as amended and restated by this document, is January 1, 2005. This
document amends and restates the Plan as most recently amended and restated by a document that was executed
on June 5, 2006.
2.1 “Account” means the separate memo account established and maintained by the Committee (or the
recordkeeper employed by the Company) to record the number of Shares and Share Equivalents that have been
designated in accordance with the terms of this Plan to satisfy all Minimum Stock Ownership Requirements
assigned to a Participant.
2.2 “AEP” means the Parent Corporation and its direct and indirect subsidiaries.
2.3 “Annual Incentive Compensation” means incentive compensation payable pursuant to the terms of an
annual incentive compensation plan approved by the Committee for inclusion in the Plan, provided that such
annual incentive compensation shall be determined without regard to any salary or wage reductions made
pursuant to sections 125 or 402(e)(3) of the Code or participant contributions pursuant to a pay reducti