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CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form 8-K on 05/19/2016
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and (iii) following one or more years of service from the date of grant. For the purposes of this definition, “years of service” shall include years of service with the Company, as well as any years of service with an Affiliate or Subsidiary but only during such time as those entities are Affiliates or Subsidiaries.

Share Award” means an Award of Shares granted pursuant to Section 11.

Shares” means the Class A Common Stock, par value $.001 per share, of the Company and any other securities into which such shares are changed or for which such shares are exchanged.

Stock Appreciation Right” or “SAR” means a right to receive all or some portion of the increase in the value of the Shares as provided in Section 7 hereof.

Subsidiary” means any entity, whether or not incorporated, in which the Company, directly or indirectly, (i) owns thirty-five percent (35%) or more of the outstanding equity or other ownership interests, (ii) owns thirty-five percent (35%) or more of the outstanding voting power, or (iii) has sole management responsibility. With respect to the grant and administration of Incentive Stock Options, “Subsidiary” shall have the meaning set forth in Code Section 424(f).

Successors and Assigns” for purposes of the Plan, shall mean a corporation or other entity acquiring all or substantially all the assets and business of the Company or a Subsidiary whether by operation of law or otherwise, and any affiliate of such Successors and Assigns.

Ten Percent Holder” means an employee (together with persons whose stock ownership is attributed to the employee pursuant to Code Section 424(d)) who, at the time an Option is granted, owns stock representing more than ten percent of the voting power of all classes of stock of the Company.

409A Awards” means Awards that constitute a deferral of compensation under Code Section 409A and regulations thereunder. “Non-409A Awards” means Awards other than 409A Awards. Although the Committee retains authority under the Plan to grant Options, SARs and Restricted Stock units on terms that will qualify those Awards as 409A Awards, Options, SARs exercisable for Stock, and Restricted Stock units are intended to be designed to qualify as Non-409A Awards unless otherwise expressly specified by the Committee.


3. Administration.

3.1 The Plan shall be administered by the Committee, which shall hold meetings at such times as may be necessary for the proper administration of the Plan. The Committee shall keep minutes of its meetings. If the Committee consists of more than one (1) member, a quorum shall consist of not fewer than two (2) members of the Committee and a majority of a quorum may authorize any action. Any decision or determination reduced to writing and signed by all of the members of the Committee shall be as fully effective as if made by a majority vote at a meeting duly called and held. The Committee shall consist of one (1) or more Directors and may consist of the entire Board; provided, however, (A) if the Committee consists of less than the entire Board, then with respect to any Option or Award to an Eligible Individual who is subject