20 CFR 498.218 - The record.
(a) The hearing shall be recorded and transcribed. Transcripts may be obtained following the hearing from the ALJ.
(b) The transcript of testimony, exhibits and other evidence admitted at the hearing, and all papers and requests filed in the proceeding constitute the record for the decision by the ALJ.
(c) The record may be inspected and copied (upon payment of a reasonable fee) by any person, unless otherwise ordered by the ALJ for good cause.