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A. Any hearing under this article may be held before the commission, a member of the commission, the director or any other authorized officer of the commission as the commission directs.
B. Conduct of the hearing is governed by this section and by the rules of practice and procedure adopted by the commission. The commission, a member of the commission, the director and any other authorized officers of the commission are not bound by the technical rules of evidence in the conduct of hearings under this article, and no informality in any proceeding, as in the manner of taking testimony, invalidates any order, decision or rule made, approved or confirmed by the commission.
C. The commission shall appoint a shorthand reporter to make a stenographic record of all proceedings and testimony of each hearing, and the record shall be reduced to writing and filed with the commission.