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Thursday 12 January, 2006

General Elec.

Director/PDMR Shareholding

General Electric Company
11 January 2006

SEC Form 4

Check this box                Washington, D.C. 20549                        OMB Number:                     3235-0287
if no longer                                                                Expires:                 January 31, 2008
subject to                                                                  Estimated average burden 
Section 16. Form                                                            hours per response                    0.5
4 or Form 5 
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continue. See
                Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of      
             1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935             
                     or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940                 

1. Name and Address of Reporting       2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading   5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s)
Person *                               Symbol                                 to Issuer
                                                                                     (Check all applicable)
LANE ROBERT W                          GENERAL ELECTRIC CO ( GE )

   (Last)      (First)      (Middle)   3. Date of Earliest Transaction        __X__ Director      _____ 10% Owner
                                       (Month/Day/Year)                       _____ Officer       _____ Other
                                                                              (give title below)  (specify below)
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY                  01/06/2006                                    
               (Street)                4. If Amendment, Date Original         6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing
                                          Filed (Month/Day/Year)                 (Check Applicable Line)
FAIRFIELD     CT            06828
                                                                              _X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
                                                                              ___ Form filed by More than One
                                                                              Reporting Person

   (City)      (State)       (Zip)     Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned

1.Title of        2.          2A.       3.          4. Securities      5. Amount of    6. Ownership    7. Nature of
Security          Transaction Deemed    Transaction Acquired (A) or    Securities      Form: Direct    Indirect
(Instr. 3)        Date (Month Execution Code        Disposed of (D)    Beneficially    (D) or Indirect Beneficial
                  /Day/Year)  Date, if  (Instr. 8)  (Instr. 3, 4 and   Owned Following (I)             Ownership
                              any                   5)                 Reported        (Instr. 4)      (Instr. 4)
                              (Month/    Code   V   Amount  (A) Price  Transaction(s)
                              Day/Year)                     or         (Instr. 3 and
                                                            (D)        4)

                Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
                        (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)

1.         2.       3.       3A.       4.      5.       6. Date      7.              8.       9.       10.      11. 
Title      Conver-  Transa-  Deemed    Transa- Number   Exercis-     Title           Price    Number   Owner-   Nature
of         sion     ction    Execution ction   of       able         and             of       of       ship     of
Derivative or       Date     Date, if  Code    Deriva-  and          Amount          Deriva-  Deriva-  Form of  Indirect
Security   Exercise (Month/  any       (Instr. tive     Expira-      of              tive     tive     Deriva-  Benefi-
(Instr. 3) Price of Day/     (Month/   8)      Securi-  tion         Underlying      Security Securi-  tive     cial 
           Deriva-  Year)    Day               ties     Date         Securities      (Instr.  ties    Security: Owner-
           tive              /Year)            Acquired (Month/      (Instr. 3       5)       Benefi-  Direct   ship
           Security                            (A) or   Day          and 4)                   cially   (D) or   (Instr.
                                               Disposed /Year)                                Owned    Indirect  4)  
                                               of (D)                                         Follow-  (I)
                                               (Instr.                                        ing      (Instr.
                                               3, 4                                           Reported  4)
                                               and 5)                                         Transa-

                                      Code V (A) (D)  Date    Expir- Title    Amount
                                                       Exerci- ation           or
                                                       sable   Date            Number                 

Deferred   (2)      01/06/2006        A      1,936      (3)     (3)    Common   1,936   $35.51   4,843    D
Fee                                                                    Stock
Units (1)

Explanation of Responses:

1. Acquired at a price of $35.51 pursuant to the terms of the 2003 Non-Employee Director Compensation Plan. Payable
beginning one year after termination of service as director.
2. Security converts to common stock on a one-for-one basis
3. Payable beginning one year after termination of service as director.

                                                                       Eliza W. Fraser on       01/10/2006
                                                                       behalf of Robert W. Lane
                                                                       ** Signature of          Date
                                                                       Reporting Person

Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4 (b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15
U.S.C. 78ff(a).

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