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2012 Bank Holiday Schedule

The following days in 2012 are legal holidays in Illinois upon which a bank may remain closed, but is not required to:

Date Day Holiday
January 1, 2012 Sunday New Year's Day
January 16, 2012 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday (Observed)
February 12, 2012 Sunday Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
February 20, 2012 Monday President's Day
March 5, 2012 Monday Casimir Pulaski's Birthday
April 6, 2012 Friday Good Friday
May 28, 2012 Monday Memorial Day
July 4, 2012 Wednesday Independence Day
September 3, 2012 Monday Labor Day
October 8, 2012 Monday Columbus Day
November 6, 2012 Tuesday Election Day
November 11, 2012 Sunday Veterans' Day
November 22, 2012 Thursday Thanksgiving Day
December 25, 2012 Tuesday Christmas Day

In addition to the holidays cited above, banks are authorized to close at 12:00 noon on each Saturday and all day on Sunday. A bank may also select one additional day of the week to remain closed by following the procedures outlined in Section 17(b) of the Promissory Note and Bank Holiday Act [205 ILCS 630/17(b)].

 2011 Bank Holiday Schedule

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