Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. introduced legislation Wednesday that would make peeping a misdemeanor, punishable by a maximum of 90 days in jail and $500 fine.
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Vallone said the legislation was inspired by an incident at the subway stop near his district office in Queens. Several female constituents had complained to him about a man that routinely stands under the stairwell to the elevated stop, only on warm days in the morning, and appears to be peering up women's skirts.
Not everyone is enthused about the proposed bill:
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