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Creates the Leveling the Playing Field for Illinois Retail Act. Provides that the Department of Revenue shall establish standards for the certification of certified service providers and certified automated systems. Creates the Parking Excise Tax Act. Imposes a tax on the privilege of using a parking space in a parking area or garage for the use of parking one or more motor vehicles. Amends the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois to require the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to issue certificates of exemption from the Retailers’ Occupation Tax Act, the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, and the Service Occupation Tax Act, all locally imposed retailers’ occupation taxes administered and collected by the Department, the Chicago non-titled Use Tax, the Electricity Excise Tax Act, and a credit certification against certain taxes imposed under the Illinois Income Tax Act to qualifying Illinois data centers. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act, Use Tax Act, Service Use Tax, and Service Occupation Tax Act to make conforming changes. Amends the Retailers’ Occupation Tax Act to make conforming changes and to provide that specified remote retailers are liable for all applicable State and locally imposed retailers’ occupation taxes on all retail sales to Illinois purchasers. Amends the Cigarette Tax Act and Cigarette Use Tax Act. Imposes a tax upon any person engaged in business as a retailer of cigarettes at the rate of 149 mills per cigarette sold or otherwise disposed of in the course of such business (rather than the aggregate tax rate of 99 mills), which shall be distributed each month into the Capital Projects Fund. Creates the Illinois Works Jobs Program Act. Establishes the Illinois Works Preapprenticeship Program with the goal of creating a network of community-based organizations throughout the State that will recruit, prescreen, and provide preapprenticeship skills training. Provides that contractors and subcontractors may receive bid credits for employing apprentices who have completed the program. Creates the Illinois Works Apprenticeship Initiative. Provides that the goal of the initiative is that, for public works projects, apprentices will perform either 10% of the total labor hours actually worked in each prevailing wage classification or 10% of the estimated labor hours in each prevailing wage classification, whichever is less. Amends the Prevailing Wage Act to require contractors and subcontractors who participate in public works to report each worker’s skill level. Creates the Sports Wagering Act. Authorizes sports wagering: by an organization licensee under the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975; by an owners licensee under the Illinois Gambling Act; and at or within a 5-block radius of a sports facility. Authorizes the Board to issue 3 online sports wagering operator licenses pursuant to an open and competitive selection process. Includes provisions for licensing sports governing bodies for providing official league data to be used for tier 2 sports wagers. Creates a Lottery sports wagering pilot program. Creates the State Fair Gaming Act. Authorizes video gaming at the Illinois State Fair and the DuQuoin State Fair by a concessioner licensed by the Illinois Gaming Board. Amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975 and the Riverboat Gambling Act to authorize electronic gaming at racetracks; makes conforming changes in various Acts. Further amends the Illinois Horse Racing Act of 1975. Makes various changes concerning Illinois Racing Board members. Indefinitely extends the authorization for advance deposit wagering. Authorizes the construction of a new racetrack limited to standardbred racing in Cook County. Further amends the Riverboat Gambling Act. Changes the short title to the Illinois Gambling Act; amends various Acts to make corresponding changes. Adds additional owners licenses, one of which authorizes the conduct of casino gambling in the City of Chicago. Increases the number of gaming positions for existing owners licensees. Makes various changes concerning Illinois Gaming Board members. Makes changes in provisions concerning the admission tax and privilege tax. Amends the Video Gaming Act to increase the amount of maximum wagers, to increase the number of terminals licensees may have on their premises, to add provisions restricting licenses in malls, to add provisions concerning licensed large truck stop establishments, and to increase the terminal tax. Amends the State Finance Act to create various special funds in the State treasury. Makes other changes. Effective immediately, except some provisions take effect on January 1, 2020.