Effective April 28, 2003
AMENDED AND RESTATED
ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
1. Name. The name of the Corporation is Aetna Inc.
2. Registered Office. The registered office of the Corporation is 980 Jolly Road, Blue Bell, PA 19422 (which is located in
3. Incorporation. The Corporation is incorporated under the Pennsylvania Business Corporation Law of 1988, as
amended (the “PaBCL”).
I. GENERAL PROVISIONS
(a) Authorized Shares. The Corporation shall have the authority to issue 825,125,000 shares, par value $.01 per share.
(b) Uncertificated Shares. All shares of each class and series may be certificated or uncertificated, except as may be
expressly provided in the terms of any class or series. The rights and obligations of the holders of shares represented by
certificates and the rights and obligations of holders of uncertificated shares of the same class and series shall be identical.
(c) Authority of Board of Directors. The Board of Directors is expressly authorized to divide the authorized but unissued
shares into one or more classes or series, or both, and to determine for any such class or series the number of shares of the
class or series and the voting rights, designations, preferences, limitations and special rights of the shares of the class or series.
Except as otherwise provided in these articles of incorporation or in a resolution of the Board of Directors providing for the
issuance of any particular class or series of shares, the number of shares of any class or series of shares may be increased or
decreased (but not below the number of shares of such class or series then outstanding) by a resolution adopted by the Board
(d) No Preemptive Rights. No holder of any class or series of shares of the Corporation shall have any preemptive right to
purchase or subscribe to any shares of the Corporation now or hereafter