485BPOS 1 cib485bxbrl.htm CAPITAL INCOME BUILDER

SEC. File Nos. 033-12967

811-05085

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM N-1A

 

Registration Statement

Under

the Securities Act of 1933

Post-Effective Amendment No. 37

 

and

 

Registration Statement

Under

the Investment Company Act of 1940

Amendment No. 39

 

 

CAPITAL INCOME BUILDER

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

333 South Hope Street

Los Angeles, California 90071-1447

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:

(213) 486-9200

 

 

Vincent P. Corti, Secretary

Capital Income Builder

333 South Hope Street

Los Angeles, California 90071-1447

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

 

Copies to:

Kathryn A. Sanders

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

400 South Hope Street

Los Angeles, California 90071-2889

(Counsel for the Registrant)

 

 

Approximate date of proposed public offering:

It is proposed that this filing become effective immediately pursuant to paragraph (b) of rule 485.  

 

 
 

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 registration statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of Los Angeles, and State of California, on the 22nd day of January, 2013.

 

CAPITAL INCOME BUILDER

 

By /s/ James B. Lovelace

(James B. Lovelace, Vice Chairman of the Board)

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this amendment to Registration Statement has been signed below on January 22, 2013, by the following persons in the capacities indicated.

 

  Signature Title
(1) Principal Executive Officer:  
     
 

/s/ James B. Lovelace

(James B. Lovelace)

Vice Chairman of the Board
     
(2) Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer:
     
 

/s/ Neal F. Wellons

(Neal F. Wellons)

Treasurer
     
(3) Trustees:  
     
  Joseph C. Berenato* Trustee
  Robert J. Denison* Trustee
  Mary Anne Dolan* Trustee
     
 

/s/ Joyce E. Gordon

(Joyce E. Gordon)

President and Trustee
     
  R. Clark Hooper* Trustee
  Koichi Itoh* Trustee
  Merit E. Janow* Chairman of the Board (Independent and Non-Executive)
  Leonade D. Jones* Trustee
     
 

/s/ James B. Lovelace

(James B. Lovelace)

Vice Chairman of the Board
     
  Robert J. O'Neill* Trustee
  Stefanie Powers* Trustee
  Christopher E. Stone* Trustee
  Steadman Upham* Trustee
     
 

*By /s/ Vincent P. Corti

(Vincent P. Corti, pursuant to a power of attorney filed herewith)

 

Counsel represents that this amendment does not contain disclosures that would make the amendment ineligible for effectiveness under the provisions of rule 485(b).

 

/s/ Erik A. Vayntrub

(Erik A. Vayntrub)

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Joseph C. Berenato, the undersigned Board member of the following registered investment companies (collectively, the “Funds”):

 

-American Funds Fundamental Investors (File No. 002-10760, File No. 811-00032)
-Capital Income Builder (File No. 033-12967, File No. 811-05085)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-54444, File No. 811-07338)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund
-The Growth Fund of America, Inc. (File No. 002-14728, File No. 811-00862)
-The Growth Fund of America
-The New Economy Fund (File No. 002-83848, File No. 811-03735)
-The New Economy Fund
-SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-32785, File No. 811-05888)
-SMALLCAP World Fund

 

hereby revoke all previous powers of attorney I have signed and otherwise act in my name and behalf in matters involving the Funds and do hereby constitute and appoint

 

Vincent P. Corti

Steven I. Koszalka

Patrick F. Quan

Courtney R. Taylor

Julie E. Lawton

Tanya Schneider

Raymond F. Sullivan, Jr.

Jeffrey P. Regal

Neal F. Wellons

 

each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in-fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me and in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of the Funds on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EXECUTED at Rolling Hills, CA, this 3rd day of August, 2012.

(City, State)

 

 

/s/ Joseph C. Berenato

Joseph C. Berenato, Board member 

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Robert J. Denison, the undersigned Board member of the following registered investment companies (collectively, the “Funds”):

 

-American Funds Fundamental Investors (File No. 002-10760, File No. 811-00032)
-Capital Income Builder (File No. 033-12967, File No. 811-05085)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-54444, File No. 811-07338)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund
-The Growth Fund of America, Inc. (File No. 002-14728, File No. 811-00862)
-The Growth Fund of America
-The New Economy Fund (File No. 002-83848, File No. 811-03735)
-The New Economy Fund
-SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-32785, File No. 811-05888)
-SMALLCAP World Fund

 

hereby revoke all previous powers of attorney I have signed and otherwise act in my name and behalf in matters involving the Funds and do hereby constitute and appoint

 

Vincent P. Corti

Steven I. Koszalka

Patrick F. Quan

Courtney R. Taylor

Julie E. Lawton

Tanya Schneider

Raymond F. Sullivan, Jr.

Jeffrey P. Regal

Neal F. Wellons

 

each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in-fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me and in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of the Funds on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EXECUTED at Tucson, AZ, this 31st day of August, 2012.

(City, State)

 

 

/s/ Robert J. Denison

Robert J. Denison, Board member

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Mary Anne Dolan, the undersigned Board member of the following registered investment companies (collectively, the “Funds”):

 

-AMCAP Fund (File No. 002-26516, File No. 811-01435)
-American Funds Fundamental Investors (File No. 002-10760, File No. 811-00032)
-American Funds Global Balanced Fund (File No. 333-170605, File No. 811-22496)
-American Mutual Fund (File No. 002-10607, File No. 811-00572)
-Capital Income Builder (File No. 033-12967, File No. 811-05085)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-54444, File No. 811-07338)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund
-The Growth Fund of America, Inc. (File No. 002-14728, File No. 811-00862)
-The Growth Fund of America
-The Investment Company of America (File No. 002-10811, File No. 811-00116)
-The New Economy Fund (File No. 002-83848, File No. 811-03735)
-The New Economy Fund
-SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-32785, File No. 811-05888)
-SMALLCAP World Fund

 

hereby revoke all previous powers of attorney I have signed and otherwise act in my name and behalf in matters involving the Funds and do hereby constitute and appoint

 

Vincent P. Corti

Steven I. Koszalka

Patrick F. Quan

Courtney R. Taylor

Julie E. Lawton

Tanya Schneider

Raymond F. Sullivan, Jr.

Brian D. Bullard

Karl C. Grauman

Jeffrey P. Regal

Ari M. Vinocor

Neal F. Wellons

 

each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in-fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me and in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of the Funds on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EXECUTED at Los Angeles, CA, this 3rd day of August, 2012.

(City, State)

 

 

/s/ Mary Anne Dolan

Mary Anne Dolan, Board member

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, R. Clark Hooper, the undersigned Board member of the following registered investment companies (collectively, the “Funds”):

 

-American Funds College Target Date Series (File No. 333-180729, File No. 811-22692)
-American Funds Corporate Bond Fund (File No. 333-183929, File No. 811-22744)
-American Funds Global High-Income Opportunities Fund (File No. 333-183930, File No. 811-22745)
-The American Funds Income Series – U.S. Government Securities Fund (File No. 002-98199, File No. 811-04318)
-American Funds Inflation Linked Bond Fund (File No. 333-183931, File No. 811-22746)
-American Funds Insurance Series (File No. 002-86838, File No. 811-03857)
-American Funds Money Market Fund (File No. 333-157162, File No. 811-22277)
-American Funds Mortgage Fund (File No. 333-168595, File No. 811-22449)
-American Funds Portfolio Series (File No. 333-178936, File No. 811-22656)
-American Funds Short-Term Tax-Exempt Bond Fund (File No. 033-26431, File No. 811-05750)
-American Funds Target Date Retirement Series (File No. 333-138648, File No. 811-21981)
-American Funds Tax-Exempt Fund of New York (File No. 333-168594, File No. 811-22448)
-The American Funds Tax-Exempt Series II – The Tax-Exempt Fund of California (File No. 033-06180, File No. 811-04694)
-American High-Income Municipal Bond Fund (File No. 033-80630, File No. 811-08576)
-American High-Income Trust (File No. 033-17917, File No. 811-05364)
-The Bond Fund of America (File No. 002-50700, File No. 811-02444)
-Capital Income Builder (File No. 033-12967, File No. 811-05085)
-Capital World Bond Fund (File No. 033-12447, File No. 811-05104)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-54444, File No. 811-07338)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund
-Intermediate Bond Fund of America (File No. 033-19514, File No. 811-05446)
-Limited Term Tax-Exempt Bond Fund of America (File No. 033-66214, File No. 811-07888)
-The New Economy Fund (File No. 002-83848, File No. 811-03735)
-The New Economy Fund
-Short-Term Bond Fund of America (File No. 333-135770, File No. 811-21928)
-The Tax-Exempt Bond Fund of America (File No. 002-49291, File No. 811-02421)

 

hereby revoke all previous powers of attorney I have signed and otherwise act in my name and behalf in matters involving the Funds and do hereby constitute and appoint

 

Vincent P. Corti

Steven I. Koszalka

Patrick F. Quan

Courtney R. Taylor

Julie E. Lawton

Tanya Schneider

Raymond F. Sullivan, Jr.

Karl C. Grauman

Brian C. Janssen

Dori Laskin

Gregory F. Niland

Neal F. Wellons

 

each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in-fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me and in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of the Funds on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EXECUTED at Los Angeles, CA, this 5th day of December, 2012.

(City, State)

 

 

/s/ R. Clark Hooper

R. Clark Hooper, Board member

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Koichi Itoh, the undersigned Board member of the following registered investment companies (collectively, the “Funds”):

 

-Capital Income Builder (File No. 033-12967, File No. 811-05085)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-54444, File No. 811-07338)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund
-EuroPacific Growth Fund (File No. 002-83847, File No. 811-03734)
-EuroPacific Growth Fund
-The New Economy Fund (File No. 002-83848, File No. 811-03735)
-The New Economy Fund
-New Perspective Fund, Inc. (File No. 002-47749, File No. 811-02333)
-New Perspective Fund
-New World Fund, Inc. (File No. 333-67455, File No. 811-09105)
-American Funds New World Fund

 

hereby revoke all previous powers of attorney I have signed and otherwise act in my name and behalf in matters involving the Funds and do hereby constitute and appoint

 

Vincent P. Corti

Steven I. Koszalka

Patrick F. Quan

Courtney R. Taylor

Julie E. Lawton

Tanya Schneider

Raymond F. Sullivan, Jr.

Brian C. Janssen

Neal F. Wellons

 

each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in-fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me and in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of the Funds on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EXECUTED at Tokyo, Japan, this 3rd day of August, 2012.

(City, State)

 

 

/s/ Koichi Itoh

Koichi Itoh, Board member

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Merit E. Janow, the undersigned Board member of the following registered investment companies (collectively, the “Funds”):

 

-American Funds College Target Date Series (File No. 333-180729, File No. 811-22692)
-American Funds Corporate Bond Fund (File No. 333-183929, File No. 811-22744)
-American Funds Global High-Income Opportunities Fund (File No. 333-183930, File No. 811-22745)
-The American Funds Income Series – U.S. Government Securities Fund (File No. 002-98199, File No. 811-04318)
-American Funds Inflation Linked Bond Fund (File No. 333-183931, File No. 811-22746)
-American Funds Insurance Series (File No. 002-86838, File No. 811-03857)
-American Funds Money Market Fund (File No. 333-157162, File No. 811-22277)
-American Funds Mortgage Fund (File No. 333-168595, File No. 811-22449)
-American Funds Portfolio Series (File No. 333-178936, File No. 811-22656)
-American Funds Short-Term Tax-Exempt Bond Fund (File No. 033-26431, File No. 811-05750)
-American Funds Target Date Retirement Series (File No. 333-138648, File No. 811-21981)
-American Funds Tax-Exempt Fund of New York (File No. 333-168594, File No. 811-22448)
-The American Funds Tax-Exempt Series II – The Tax-Exempt Fund of California (File No. 033-06180, File No. 811-04694)
-American High-Income Municipal Bond Fund (File No. 033-80630, File No. 811-08576)
-American High-Income Trust (File No. 033-17917, File No. 811-05364)
-The Bond Fund of America (File No. 002-50700, File No. 811-02444)
-Capital Income Builder (File No. 033-12967, File No. 811-05085)
-Capital World Bond Fund (File No. 033-12447, File No. 811-05104)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-54444, File No. 811-07338)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund
-Intermediate Bond Fund of America (File No. 033-19514, File No. 811-05446)
-Limited Term Tax-Exempt Bond Fund of America (File No. 033-66214, File No. 811-07888)
-The New Economy Fund (File No. 002-83848, File No. 811-03735)
-The New Economy Fund
-Short-Term Bond Fund of America (File No. 333-135770, File No. 811-21928)
-The Tax-Exempt Bond Fund of America (File No. 002-49291, File No. 811-02421)

 

hereby revoke all previous powers of attorney I have signed and otherwise act in my name and behalf in matters involving the Funds and do hereby constitute and appoint

 

Vincent P. Corti

Steven I. Koszalka

Patrick F. Quan

Courtney R. Taylor

Julie E. Lawton

Tanya Schneider

Raymond F. Sullivan, Jr.

Karl C. Grauman

Brian C. Janssen

Dori Laskin

Gregory F. Niland

Neal F. Wellons

 

each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in-fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me and in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of the Funds on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EXECUTED at Los Angeles, CA, this 5th day of December, 2012.

(City, State)

 

 

/s/ Merit E. Janow

Merit E. Janow, Board member

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Leonade D. Jones, the undersigned Board member of the following registered investment companies (collectively, the “Funds”):

 

-American Balanced Fund (File No. 002-10758, File No. 811-00066)
-American Funds Fundamental Investors (File No. 002-10760, File No. 811-00032)
-Capital Income Builder (File No. 033-12967, File No. 811-05085)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-54444, File No. 811-07338)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund
-The Growth Fund of America, Inc. (File No. 002-14728, File No. 811-00862)
-The Growth Fund of America
-The Income Fund of America (File No. 002-33371, File No. 811-01880)
-International Growth and Income Fund (File No. 333-152323, File No. 811-22215)
-The New Economy Fund (File No. 002-83848, File No. 811-03735)
-The New Economy Fund
-SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-32785, File No. 811-05888)
-SMALLCAP World Fund

 

hereby revoke all previous powers of attorney I have signed and otherwise act in my name and behalf in matters involving the Funds and do hereby constitute and appoint

 

Vincent P. Corti

Steven I. Koszalka

Patrick F. Quan

Courtney R. Taylor

Julie E. Lawton

Tanya Schneider

Raymond F. Sullivan, Jr.

M. Susan Gupton

Jeffrey P. Regal

Neal F. Wellons

 

each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in-fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me and in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of the Funds on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EXECUTED at Washington, DC, this 1st day of August, 2012.

(City, State)

 

 

/s/ Leonade D. Jones

Leonade D. Jones, Board member

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Robert J. O’Neill, the undersigned Board member of the following registered investment companies (collectively, the “Funds”):

 

-Capital Income Builder (File No. 033-12967, File No. 811-05085)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-54444, File No. 811-07338)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund
-The New Economy Fund (File No. 002-83848, File No. 811-03735)
-The New Economy Fund

 

hereby revoke all previous powers of attorney I have signed and otherwise act in my name and behalf in matters involving the Funds and do hereby constitute and appoint

 

Vincent P. Corti

Steven I. Koszalka

Patrick F. Quan

Courtney R. Taylor

Julie E. Lawton

Tanya Schneider

Raymond F. Sullivan, Jr.

Neal F. Wellons

 

each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in-fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me and in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of the Funds on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EXECUTED at Rylstone, this 25th day of August, 2012.

(City, State)

 

 

/s/ Robert J. O’Neill

Robert J. O’Neill, Board member

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Stefanie Powers, the undersigned Board member of the following registered investment companies (collectively, the “Funds”):

 

-Capital Income Builder (File No. 033-12967, File No. 811-05085)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-54444, File No. 811-07338)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund
-The New Economy Fund (File No. 002-83848, File No. 811-03735)
-The New Economy Fund

 

hereby revoke all previous powers of attorney I have signed and otherwise act in my name and behalf in matters involving the Funds and do hereby constitute and appoint

 

Vincent P. Corti

Steven I. Koszalka

Patrick F. Quan

Courtney R. Taylor

Julie E. Lawton

Tanya Schneider

Raymond F. Sullivan, Jr.

Neal F. Wellons

 

each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in-fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me and in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of the Funds on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EXECUTED at Los Angeles, CA, this 4th day of September, 2012.

(City, State)

 

 

/s/ Stefanie Powers

Stefanie Powers, Board member

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Christopher E. Stone, the undersigned Board member of the following registered investment companies (collectively, the “Funds”):

 

-American Funds Fundamental Investors (File No. 002-10760, File No. 811-00032)
-Capital Income Builder (File No. 033-12967, File No. 811-05085)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-54444, File No. 811-07338)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund
-The Growth Fund of America, Inc. (File No. 002-14728, File No. 811-00862)
-The Growth Fund of America
-The New Economy Fund (File No. 002-83848, File No. 811-03735)
-The New Economy Fund
-SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-32785, File No. 811-05888)
-SMALLCAP World Fund

 

hereby revoke all previous powers of attorney I have signed and otherwise act in my name and behalf in matters involving the Funds and do hereby constitute and appoint

 

Vincent P. Corti

Steven I. Koszalka

Patrick F. Quan

Courtney R. Taylor

Julie E. Lawton

Tanya Schneider

Raymond F. Sullivan, Jr.

Jeffrey P. Regal

Neal F. Wellons

 

each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in-fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me and in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of the Funds on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EXECUTED at New York, NY, this 7th day of August, 2012.

(City, State)

 

 

/s/ Christopher E. Stone

Christopher E. Stone, Board member

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Steadman Upham, the undersigned Board member of the following registered investment companies (collectively, the “Funds”):

 

-American Funds College Target Date Series (File No. 333-180729, File No. 811-22692)
-American Funds Corporate Bond Fund (File No. 333-183929, File No. 811-22744)
-American Funds Global High-Income Opportunities Fund (File No. 333-183930, File No. 811-22745)
-The American Funds Income Series – U.S. Government Securities Fund (File No. 002-98199, File No. 811-04318)
-American Funds Inflation Linked Bond Fund (File No. 333-183931, File No. 811-22746)
-American Funds Insurance Series (File No. 002-86838, File No. 811-03857)
-American Funds Money Market Fund (File No. 333-157162, File No. 811-22277)
-American Funds Mortgage Fund (File No. 333-168595, File No. 811-22449)
-American Funds Portfolio Series (File No. 333-178936, File No. 811-22656)
-American Funds Short-Term Tax-Exempt Bond Fund (File No. 033-26431, File No. 811-05750)
-American Funds Target Date Retirement Series (File No. 333-138648, File No. 811-21981)
-American Funds Tax-Exempt Fund of New York (File No. 333-168594, File No. 811-22448)
-The American Funds Tax-Exempt Series II – The Tax-Exempt Fund of California (File No. 033-06180, File No. 811-04694)
-American High-Income Municipal Bond Fund (File No. 033-80630, File No. 811-08576)
-American High-Income Trust (File No. 033-17917, File No. 811-05364)
-The Bond Fund of America (File No. 002-50700, File No. 811-02444)
-Capital Income Builder (File No. 033-12967, File No. 811-05085)
-Capital World Bond Fund (File No. 033-12447, File No. 811-05104)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund, Inc. (File No. 033-54444, File No. 811-07338)
-Capital World Growth and Income Fund
-Intermediate Bond Fund of America (File No. 033-19514, File No. 811-05446)
-Limited Term Tax-Exempt Bond Fund of America (File No. 033-66214, File No. 811-07888)
-The New Economy Fund (File No. 002-83848, File No. 811-03735)
-The New Economy Fund
-Short-Term Bond Fund of America (File No. 333-135770, File No. 811-21928)
-The Tax-Exempt Bond Fund of America (File No. 002-49291, File No. 811-02421)

 

hereby revoke all previous powers of attorney I have signed and otherwise act in my name and behalf in matters involving the Funds and do hereby constitute and appoint

 

Vincent P. Corti

Steven I. Koszalka

Patrick F. Quan

Courtney R. Taylor

Julie E. Lawton

Tanya Schneider

Raymond F. Sullivan, Jr.

Karl C. Grauman

Brian C. Janssen

Dori Laskin

Gregory F. Niland

Neal F. Wellons

 

each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in-fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me and in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of the Funds on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EXECUTED at Tulsa, OK, this 5th day of December, 2012.

(City, State)

 

 

/s/ Steadman Upham

Steadman Upham, Board member

 
 

Exhibit Index

 

Exhibit No. Description
   
EX-101.INS XBRL Instance Document
EX-101.SCH XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
EX-101.CAL XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase
EX-101.DEF XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase
EX-101.LAB XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase
EX-101.PRE XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase