New York Post reports
He wants real jail time for fake-ID peddlers.
State Sen. José Peralta (D-Queens) is proposing a measure to make the punishment for selling a phony ID comparable to the one for actually forging it.
Low-level street hustlers selling the fakes would face higher felony jail terms of five to 15 years in prison, up from only 2 1/2 years now, if his bill passes.
“Fake IDs are really at the heart of a number of criminal enterprises,” he said.