485BPOS 1 lp1_485xbrl542.htm POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 37 lp1_485xbrl542.htm - Generated by SEC Publisher for SEC Filing

File No. 33-9634

811-4888

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 [X]

 Pre-Effective Amendment No.  [__]

 Post-Effective Amendment No. 37  [X]

and/or

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940 [X]

 Amendment No. 37  [X]

(Check appropriate box or boxes.)

Dreyfus Short Duration Bond Fund

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

c/o The Dreyfus Corporation

200 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10166

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 Registrant's Telephone Number, including Area Code: (212) 922-6000

John Pak, Esq.

200 Park Avenue

New York, New York 10166

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

It is proposed that this filing will become effective (check appropriate box)

 

_ X__ immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)

_____ on (date) pursuant to paragraph (b)

_____ (days) days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

_____ on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

_____ (days) days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)

_____ on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485

If appropriate, check the following box:

_____ this post-effective amendment designates a new effective date for a previously filed post-effective amendment.

SIGNATURES

 Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Registrant certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this Amendment to the Registration Statement pursuant to Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this Amendment to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of New York, and State of New York on the 20th day of November 2013.

Dreyfus Short Duration Bond Fund

   

BY:

/s/ Bradley J. Skapyak*

 

Bradley J. Skapyak
PRESIDENT

 Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Amendment to the Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated.

         

Signatures

 

Title

 

Date

         

/s/ Bradley J. Skapyak*

 

President (Principal Executive Officer)

 

11/20/13

Bradley J. Skapyak

       

/s/ James Windels*

 

Treasurer (Principal Financial Officer and Accounting Officer)

 

11/20/13

James Windels

       

/s/ Joseph S. DiMartino*

 

Chairman of the Board

 

11/20/13

Joseph S. DiMartino

       

/s/ Gordon J. Davis*

 

Board Member

 

11/20/13

Gordon J. Davis

       

/s/ Whitney Gerard*

 

Board Member

 

11/20/13

Whitney Gerard

       

/s/ Nathan Leventhal*

 

Board Member

 

11/20/13

Nathan Leventhal

       

/s/ George L. Perry*

 

Board Member

 

11/20/13

George L. Perry

       

/s/ Benaree Pratt Wiley*

 

Board Member

 

11/20/13

Benaree Pratt Wiley

       


 

 


*
BY:


/s/ Kiesha Astwood

 

Kiesha Astwood
Attorney-in-Fact

 

 

INDEX OF EXHIBITS

Exhibits

EX-101.INS – Instance Document.

EX-101.SCH – Taxonomy.

EX-101.CAL – Calculation Linkbase.

EX-101.DEF – Definition Linkbase.

EX-101.LAB – Labels Linkbase.

EX-101.PRE – Presentation Linkbase.