, who gave $150 to his
campaign in November 2009 and $50 in March 2010.
State law bars legislators and statewide officers from taking money from lobbyists, and Hearn was a registered lobbyist for the South Carolina Credit Union League both years.
Hearn, a House member from 1975-1989, worked as a lobbyist for the credit union league from January through May of 2009 and 2010, corresponding with the January-to-June legislative session.
continued lobbying for the league through June 2013, according to her
disclosures with the ethics commission.
did not immediately return a message from the AP.
donations were first reported by the Charleston Free Times