(a) A party may request permission to have the hearing recorded by a court reporter provided by the party. The party may select, and must bear the cost of, the court reporter.
(b) A request for permission to use a court reporter may be made in any manner and at any time before the hearing. The administrative law judge will rule on the request, and notify the parties only if the request is denied.
(c) A copy of the court reporter's audiotape, or transcript, if produced, shall be furnished to the division at no charge.
The provisions of this §142.14 adopted to be effective February 12, 1991, 16 TexReg 463; amended to be effective January 7, 2019, 44 TexReg 108.