A. At the discretion of the Maryland Insurance Administration and unless otherwise required by law, the Administration or a court reporter service shall stenographically record verbatim or tape record a hearing held under this chapter.
B. If a court reporter service records the hearing, a person who desires a copy of a transcript of the recording may purchase a copy from the court reporter service.
C. If an employee of the Maryland Insurance Administration records the hearing:
(1) The Maryland Insurance Administration shall keep the tape recording or stenographic recording with the original record of the hearing; and
(2) A person who desires a copy of the transcript of the recording, if one is made, may purchase a copy from the Maryland Insurance Administration for a reasonable cost in accordance with COMAR 31.02.05.09.