A. A Commissioner shall:
(1) Conduct a full, fair, and impartial hearing;
(2) Take action to avoid unnecessary delay in the disposition of the proceedings; and
(3) Maintain order.
B. A Commissioner has the power to regulate the course of the hearing and the conduct of the parties and authorized representatives, including but not limited to, the power to:
(1) Administer oaths and affirmations;
(2) Issue subpoenas for witnesses and the production of evidence;
(3) Rule upon offers of proof and receive relevant and material evidence;
(4) Consider and rule upon motions and requests;
(5) Examine witnesses and call witnesses as necessary to ensure a full and complete record;
(6) Limit repetitious testimony and reasonably limit the time for presentations;
(7) Grant a continuance of a hearing;
(8) Issue orders as are necessary to secure procedural simplicity and administrative fairness and to eliminate unjustifiable expense and delay;
(9) Conduct the hearing in a manner suited to ascertain the facts and safeguard the rights of the parties to the hearing; and
(10) Impose appropriate sanctions for the failure to abide by this chapter or any lawful order of the Commissioner.