Nearly completed adjudication at time of departure?

If a security clearance is pending at the time an employee leaves the sponsoring agency, does OPM drop the investigation with nothing to show for? Or might they wrap up that last 5% or whatever in case the clearance is for the employee who could need it for a subsequent position —so as to avoid starting all over?

Normally, investigations are stopped if the Subject no longer needs the clearance. I believe the same is true for adjudication.

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