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Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security

(a) The registrant held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April20, 2016.

(b) Described below are the matters voted upon at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders and the number of votes for and against, abstentions and broker non-votes, as applicable.

Proposal No.1

Each of the 12 director nominees was elected. The results of the voting for each director nominee for a term of one year are set forth below:

Nominee

Votes For

VotesAgainst

Abstain

BrokerNon-Votes

David M. Barrett

57,868,689

780,302

99,560

4,543,076

Marc C. Breslawsky

56,900,488

1,744,008

104,055

4,543,076

Robert M. Davis

57,998,964

650,656

98,931

4,543,076

Herbert L. Henkel

56,847,907

1,801,665

98,979

4,543,076

John C. Kelly

58,095,101

555,613

97,837

4,543,076

David F. Melcher

57,698,912

951,837

97,802

4,543,076

Gail K. Naughton

57,938,533

710,045

99,973

4,543,076

Timothy M. Ring

56,251,556

2,134,533

362,462

4,543,076

Tommy G. Thompson

48,397,499

10,203,659

147,393

4,543,076

John H. Weiland

57,056,223

1,551,288

141,040

4,543,076

Anthony Welters

56,496,465

2,156,281

95,805

4,543,076

Tony L. White

56,309,569

2,342,658

96,324

4,543,076

Proposal No.2

Ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP, as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2016 approved.

For

61,697,398

Against

1,538,949

Abstain

55,280

Proposal No.3

Approval of the compensation of our named executive officers, on an advisory basis approved.

For

48,652,356

Against

9,927,909

Abstain

168,286

Broker non-votes

4,543,076

Proposal No.4

Shareholder proposal relating to share repurchases not approved.

For

477,704

Against

58,096,495

Abstain

174,352

Broker non-votes

4,543,076

SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

C. R. BARD, INC.

(Registrant)

/s/ Richard C. Rosenzweig

Richard C. Rosenzweig

Vice President, Law and Assistant Secretary

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