ATLANTA - OCTOBER 03: Patrick Willis #52 of the San Francisco 49ers against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on October 3, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Patrick Willis
The former San Francisco supervisor introduced legislation that would give a statewide sports authority the power to block a California city from taking another city's sports team away.
The bill, which still needs to be finalized, will also include some parameters to help cities secure some financial assistance to build stadiums.
Ammiano's proposal is being introduced as two Southern California cities are battling each other to build a football stadium near Los Angeles.