AMENDMENT NO. 1
CHART INDUSTRIES, INC.
1996 STOCK OPTION PLAN FOR OUTSIDE DIRECTORS
This Amendment No. 1 (this "Amendment") to the 1996 Stock Option Plan for Outside Directors is made this
4th day of May, 2000 by the Board of Directors of Chart Industries, Inc. (the "Company"), the terms of which
are effective as of the date hereof.
W I T N E S S E T H
WHEREAS, the Company's Board of Directors adopted the Chart Industries, Inc. 1996 Stock Option Plan for
Outside Directors (the "Plan") on February 8, 1996; and
WHEREAS, the Plan was approved at a meeting of the Company's stockholders on May 2, 1996; and
WHEREAS, the Company desires to amend the Plan to increase the number of shares of the Company's
common stock ("Common Stock") available for future grants under the Plan by 210,000; and
WHEREAS, the Company's stockholders have approved this Amendment.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing, the Plan is amended as follows:
Shares of Common Stock Subject to the Plan. The second paragraph of Section 3 of the Plan is deleted in its
entirety and the following paragraph is substituted in lieu thereof:
"Subject to the provisions of the next succeeding paragraph of this Section 3, the aggregate number of shares of
Common Stock for which options may be granted under the Plan shall be Three Hundred Seventy-Eight
Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty (378,750) shares of