The Senate is scheduled to vote on the repeal of the military's "Don't ask, don't tell" law this weekend.

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidDonald Trump is delivering on his promises and voters are noticing Danny Tarkanian wins Nevada GOP congressional primary McConnell cements his standing in GOP history MORE (D-Nev.) on Thursday evening called for the end of debate, or cloture, on a standalone bill to repeal the ban on openly gay people serving in the military.

Invoking cloture means that the Senate would take a procedural vote on the repeal legislation on Saturday and a final vote on the bill by Sunday.

Supporters of repeal have at least 60 votes necessary to pass that bill. Several Republicans publicly support it — Sens. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsDHS secretary defends Trump administration's migrant policies White House faces growing outcry over migrant family policies GOP senators push for clarification on migrant family separations MORE (Maine), the co-sponsor of the bill, Olympia Snowe (Maine), Scott Brown (Mass.) and Lisa MurkowskiLisa Ann MurkowskiOvernight Energy: Spending bill targets Pruitt | Ryan not paying 'close attention' to Pruitt controversies | Yellowstone park chief learned of dismissal through press release Senate committee targets Pruitt scandals in spending bill GOP chairman seeks ‘sufficient’ funding for EPA watchdog office MORE (Alaska).

The House already passed the standalone bill on Wednesday. If the Senate passes the bill, it would go to President Obama for his signature, scrapping the 1993 Clinton-era ban.