Bylaws
of
Leggett & Platt, Incorporated

ARTICLE 5.

INDEMNIFICATION

Section 5.1  Right of Directors and Officers to Indemnification.   Each person who was or is a Director or officer of the Corporation shall be indemnified by the Corporation as a matter of right to the fullest extent permitted or authorized by applicable law and as otherwise provided in Article VIII of the Corporation's Restated Articles of Incorporation.

The indemnification described in the preceding paragraph of this Article 5 shall pertain to all expenses (including attorneys' fees), judgments, fines and amounts paid in settlement actually and reasonably incurred by such person who was or is a party to or who was or is involved in any proceeding by reason of acts or omissions:
(a)in such person's capacity as or arising out of such person's status as (i) a Director or officer of the Corporation; or (ii) a Director, officer, employee or agent of another Corporation, partnership, joint venture, trust or other enterprise when so serving at the request of the Corporation; or
(b)in any other capacity while holding the office of either Director or officer of the Corporation.




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